India and US, not China made most takedown requests, says Tiktok

India and US, not China made most takedown requests, says Tiktok

In its first transparency report, Tiktok claimed it did not receive a single takedown request (content or user data access) from the Chinese government in the first half of 2019. The claim is surprising given a WaPo in Sept. suggested TikTok was censoring content related to the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. India, followed by the US, made the most requests.

Simone
Simone
ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 2 months

Dont have to take down videos when your control access to the site to begin with *shrug*

John Wilson
John Wilson 2 months

we are the new China, look at how many people get censored everyday on social media for just saying a name. even the president can't say the whistleblower name. just because the Democrats and thier corporate donors say it is forbidden to even think of the name.  “If liberty means anything at all,” "it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” Gerorge Orwell

Hasegawa Fish
Hasegawa Fish 2 months

*does self evaluation* No, we did nothing. See? You're just attacking us for no reason.

david dindu
david dindu 2 months

so the pro hong kong stuff was taken down by the usa?

bobby_5150
bobby_5150 2 months

I believe it. China didn't request any videos taken down, they demanded it.

OttersGonnaOtt
OttersGonnaOtt 2 months

The interesting thing to note though is that the US and India based requests were all individual. The Chinese requests are by the government itself, which is the entire point of concern. I don't care if a business like Disney is protecting their Star Wars property or if a citizen doesn't want his face used in a video--I care when the government removes content on people's behalf and sets up a stake in the site itself to do so.

Ironborn Pyke
Ironborn Pyke 2 months

shockingly, not shocked

Hugo Stiglitz
Hugo Stiglitz 2 months

The CCPs lies are getting more childish, they actually think we believe this crap, wake up Xi, we're not all raised under dictatorships

Katharine
Katharine 2 months

this sux🖕😡

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