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WIRED talks to several experts on China about President Trump's statement that he is "banning" TikTok from the United States.

LBJ's Sheena Greitens offers her perspective: "'One of the things the U.S. has to grapple with is that there's often some genuine demand for these products despite their downsides,' says Sheena Greitens, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin and an expert on East Asia and authoritarian politics. Last week, Greitens recommended to a federal commission that the U.S. develop a comprehensive national strategy for dealing with Chinese surveillance technology, which is increasingly used around the world."