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Posted: 2020-09-22 12:34:30

Blowback Time: China Says TikTok Deal Is A Model For How It Should Deal With US Companies In China

From Mike Masnick at Techdirt.
Originally published 2020 09 22
In response to the deal, state media in China is now highlighting how the Chinese government can use this deal as a model for the Chinese to force the restructuring of US tech companies, and force the data to be controlled by local companies in China.
Meanwhile, the same Twitter feed says that it's expected that officials in Beijing are going to reject the deal from their end, and seek to negotiate one even more favorable to China's "national security interests and dignity."
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