Pompeo: US removing ‘untrusted’ Chinese apps to protect Covid vaccine work – video | US news

The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, says the Trump administration wants the removal of ‘untrusted’ Chinese apps from service in the country. Calling popular social media platforms TikTok and WeChat dangerous, Pompeo also raised concerns around data theft of intellectual property, including potential Covid-19 vaccines, through cloud-based services. Speaking at a news conference, Pompeo singled out concerns over telecommunications giant, Huawei. “We don’t want companies to be complicit in Huawei’s human rights abuses or the CCP’s surveillance apparatus”