TikTok says it's putting new limits on Chinese workers' access to U.S. user data

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In a newly public letter, TikTok’s top executive, Shou Zi Chew, tried to allay the concerns of several U.S. senators about the Chinese-owned company’s data security practices. Kiichiro Sato/AP

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TikTok is working on a deal with the Biden administration that would “fully safeguard” the app in the U.S. and quell fears about the Chinese government’s accessing Americans’ data, according to a letter TikTok sent to nine Republican senators that was released on Friday.

Shou Zi Chew, TikTok’s chief executive, wrote that the

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