TikTok `received a blow` from the US in the US-China technology war

TikTok `received a blow` from the US in the US-China technology war 0

(Dan Tri) – Analysts say that TikTok’s ban in the US is actually part of the technology war between the US and China – one of the core contents of the trade war that has no end.

US President Donald Trump (Photo: Reuters)

On September 18, the US Department of Commerce announced that downloading TikTok and WeChat applications in the US will be banned from September 20.

TikTok is a Chinese social network.

TikTok’s difference is in its unique ability and change features along with a treasure trove of music and sound effects so users can make a strong impression on clips.

With high personalization, along with a treasure trove of hundreds of camera effects, TikTokĀ has unprecedented appeal on a global scale.

The convenience of vivid audio filters, facial recognition effects when downloaded… is the advanced feature of video effects using artificial intelligence (AI) compared to smart

According to National Interest, since 2017, the US Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) has paid attention to ByteDance – the owner of the TikTok application – in connection with the purchase of Musical.ly company and since then ByteDance has been subject to CFIUS’s investigation.

A group of US senators at that time warned of TikTok’s growing influence on American youth as well as this application’s presence on the market.

Senators Chuck Schumer and Tom Cotton warned that TikTok may have been asked by the Chinese government to cooperate with the country’s intelligence.

American analysts allege that TikTok has been subject to Beijing’s censorship, as evidenced by the fact that there is almost no information related to the protests in Hong Kong last June on social networks.

General Director of TikTok in the US, Ms. Vanessa Pappas, objected to the above comments and said that, although this application is facing problems that need to be resolved, policymakers in the US may

According to Ms. Pappas, TikTok is only in the entertainment business, not capable of being politicized like on YouTube or Facebook.

Through many interviews with a number of former US TikTok employees, the Washington Post newspaper said that TikTok’s practical decisions and direction in the US come from the parent company headquartered in Beijing.

However, according to analysis by Chinese experts, no matter what happens now, Beijing’s information censorship agency will still intervene at any time if they feel it is affecting China’s security.

America worried about falling behind in technology?

In 1996, the Chinese government made a historic decision, considered the starting point of the `Great Firewall` – a tool that both prevents Chinese people from viewing sensitive information and protects

China has also invested billions of dollarsĀ in building and enforcing regulations to control and block inappropriate content on the country’s Internet, which has nearly one billion users, accounting for nearly 25% of access.

More than two years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping set out the goal of not only independence but also rewriting the rules of global Internet use, aiming to turn China into a `cyber superpower`.

Since 2017, China has been chasing the US in terms of investment in research and development with 496 billion USD compared to 549 billion USD in the US.

According to data released by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in early April 2020, for the first time China surpassed the US in the number of international patent applications with 58,990 compared to 57,840 in the US.

Previously, in 2015, China announced a 10-year strategy called `Made in China 2025`, which included 10 industries in which Beijing was globally competitive before 2025 and would dominate the world in

Dr. Nicol Turner Lee of the Brookings Institution, USA, said that China’s plans also aim to increase its international influence and take America’s number one position… That will create a situation of ecosystem division.

The US has banned Huawei’s 5G technology, now TikTok, WeChat.

The most obvious impact is on the smartphone sector.

According to observers, the competition and even the most intense technological struggle in the US-China technology war is semiconductors, the foundation that ensures the operation of all electronic devices that are at risk of being divided.

China has also responded by investing $100 billion in the domestic semiconductor industry.

Analysts say that TikTok being banned from operating in the US is essentially a technology war between the two superpowers US-China – one of the core contents of the `trade war` that the two countries are waging until now.

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