China's new tech export controls could give Beijing a say in TikTok sale


China's new rules around tech exports mean ByteDance's sale of TikTok's U.S.

operations could need Beijing's approval, a Chinese trade expert told state media, a requirement that would complicate the forced and politically charged divestment. ByteDance has been ordered by President Donald Trump to divest short video app TikTok - which is challenging the order - in the United States amid security concerns over the personal data it handles. Microsoft Corp and Oracle Corp are among the suitors for the assets, which also.....

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