Reply to post: social media data hoovering is an obvious security risk

TikTok boom: US Army bans squaddies from using trendy app on govt-issued phones

bombastic bob Silver badge
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social media data hoovering is an obvious security risk

if it's a government-issued phone, they can say what you can do with it...

and for security reasons I'd ban Fa[e]ceb[ook,itch] as well! And Twi[a,t]ter [except for the Trump feed]. And GOOGLE for that matter...

in this way, a hidden data-mining "feature" of TikTok [whether it exists NOW or not] can't be running while a soldier or sailor is doing his duty someplace, GPS tracking EVERY! MOVE! and reporting back to whomever PAYS MONEY TO TIK TOK TO GET THAT.

And with the other data snarfers, same thing. But TikTok is owned by a COMMUNIST COUNTRY. That kinda DEMANDS action, ya know?

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