Opinion: The dangers in leaving TikTok at Beijing’s disposal

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Editor’s Note: Frida Ghitis, a former CNN producer and correspondent, is a world affairs columnist. She is a weekly opinion contributor to CNN, a contributing columnist to The Washington Post and a columnist for World Politics Review. The views expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN — For many of the 170 million TikTok users in the United States, Wednesday’s vote in the House of Representatives to effectively ban the social media platform is worrisome. But the overwhelming — bipartisan even — decision to push forward a bill aimed at forcing ByteDance, the Chinese...