Leaked Audio From 80 Internal TikTok Meetings Shows That US User Data Has Been Repeatedly Accessed From China

Leaked Audio From 80 Internal TikTok Meetings Shows That US User Data Has Been Repeatedly Accessed From China

“Everything is seen in China,” said a member of TikTok’s Trust and Safety department in a September 2021 meeting. In another September meeting, a director referred to one Beijing-based engineer as a “Master Admin” who “has access to everything.” (While many employees introduced themselves by name and title in the recordings, BuzzFeed News is not naming anyone to protect their privacy.)9

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 Unifying Taiwan Begins with the Senkakus

Unifying Taiwan Begins with the Senkakus

By framing its attack as a “united front” against Japanese “neo-militarism,” the CCP will put Tsai Ing-wen, the current president of Taiwan, in a very awkward and difficult situation. If President Tsai refuses to fight against Japan, then the CCP will paint her as a traitor. If she fights against Japan, however, then she has to work with the CCP. Recall that the end result of the united front strategies during the twentieth century was the victory of the CCP in mainland China. If the CCP is successful in portraying Tsai Ing-wen as a traitor, then the Kuomintang in Taiwan — under the influence of its former chairperson Hung Hsiu-chu, who has already been comprised by the CCP — can work with the CCP’s forces inside Taiwan to overthrow Tsai Ing-wen’s government. Conversely, if Tsai Ing-wen is forced to work with the CCP, then the unification of Taiwan with the mainland is virtually a fait accompli.

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