- US Department of Justice probes ByteDance's TikTok surveillance of US journalists.
- Forbes reports the DoJ and US attorney's office for the Eastern District of Virginia has requested information from ByteDance.
- Financial Times journalist Cristina Criddle was among the targets.
- ByteDance says it strongly condemns the actions of individuals involved.
- US government has threatened to ban TikTok on national security grounds.
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US prosecutors probe ByteDance’s use of TikTok to track journalists
US Department of Justice probes ByteDance's TikTok surveillance of American journalists as part of its investigation into ByteDance's improper use of user data. US government threatens to ban TikTok on national security grounds.