“The real challenge for consumers is that there’s a lot of things they can buy on Amazon, Target, Best Buy. They have no idea there is security vulnerabilities in there and our sort of regulatory system, even though we have lots of regulations all over the place it doesn’t follow through to the end consumer,” Roslyn Layton said on CNBC’s Squawk Box.
Squawk Box , December 2, 2019
“A lot of American military people have been using that tool and it knows exactly where people are. Soldiers who are in the field, when they have time off, they might make a video with Tik Tok. That data goes back to a server in China operated with an affiliate of the Chinese government, and they can find out where American military people are and their interests and so on. So it’s really scary,” Layton said.