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U.S. extended time to block tiktok in U.S.: more time to prepare for byte skipping

via:驱动之家     time:2020/8/15 11:08:06     readed:118

Perhaps after hearing Microsoft's complaint, the U.S. government has extended the time limit to ban tiktok.

According to US media reports, the US President issued an executive order on Friday, which will force byte hop to sell or spin off its US tiktok business within 90 days on the grounds that tiktok may take a threat to damage us national security.

According to the report,The executive order is tantamount to buying time for byte hopping to sort out potential deals to spin off tiktok's US business. According to the latest command, byte skipping is expected to destroy all copies of tiktok data attached to U.S. users and notify the U.S. Commission on foreign investment (CFIUS) after all data has been destroyed.

Before that, Microsoft confirmed that it had negotiated with byte hop to acquire its businesses in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The company is seen as a leading bidder and the deal is estimated to be between $10 billion and $30 billion.

Previously, relevant people have said that in order to avoid tiktok service interruption, Microsoft may have to rely on byte hopping code in the evaluation and design of code, and transfer to the new background infrastructure to serve users. If, after the sale of tiktok, the service is still at the technical and operational levels, any dependence on byte jitter will be unacceptable to CFIUS.

Another challenge Microsoft faces is how to transfer TikTok secret weapon, the content recommendation algorithm. And this algorithm supports TikTok


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