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‘Buyer beware’: Prime Minister says there is no case to ban TikTok – Sydney Morning Herald

Australia will not ban social media platform Tiktok after security agencies found the Chinese company did not pose serious national security concerns.

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“Australians have to be very aware, and it’s not just with TikTok and things like that,” Mr Morrison said.
Microsoft is in discussions to buy Tiktok in the United States – and possibly its operations in Australia, Canada and New Zealand – after US President Donald Trump gave Chinese company ByteDance 45 days to sell TikTok or face being banned.
The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age revealed last month that Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison had ordered an investigation into the potential…

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