Thiruvananthapuram: Tik Tok dismissed the raising allegation that the company is controlled by the Chines government.
The company said it would refuse any demand from the country to hand over the data. Theo Bertram, the head of public policy of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa said, .as per BBC report.
He strongly denied Chinese control over the company and said, the suggestion that we are in any way under the thump of the Chinese government is utterly and completely false”. quoted BBC.
Bytedance, the company’s owner is based in China and had made discussions with the UK government over shifting its headquarters to London. The US banned Tik Tok and stressed it would allow Tik Tok to operate only if it severs from its roots in China and became a US company.