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Matthew Yglesias

Data privacy is not the issue with TikTok

15 mins | Apr 22, 2022
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Is it wise to let China control a popular media platform? The Soviet Union could not buy a broadcast television network or a considerable chain or local affiliates. And, as Matthew Yglesias argues in this instalment of Slow Boring, that’s the problem with TikTok — keeping the user data in China doesn’t solve anything as "we have enough problems in the world without China dominating youth programming."

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