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(Engadget)   "It is clear that TikTok poses an unacceptable national security risk due to its extensive data harvesting being combined with Beijing's apparently unchecked access to that sensitive data"   (engadget.com) divider line
    More: Followup, App Store, Affiliate marketing, Commissioner, Brendan Carr, copy of the letter, recent BuzzFeed News report, agency's senior Republican commissioner, Federal Communications Commission  
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529 clicks; posted to STEM » on 29 Jun 2022 at 11:35 AM (12 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-06-29 11:49:29 AM  
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it's pretty simple. US companies collect data for capitalism, which is great and good. Chinese companies collect data for communism, which is bad.
 
2022-06-29 11:51:31 AM  
3 votes:
I would say most apps pose a serious security risk, especially in a post Roe world. We're about to enter a time where every blood red state prosecutor can subpoena your -formerly- private information to use against you for such crimes as thinking your Uterus is your own, or bring attracted to the same sex.

So why does the Senior Republican on the FCC have such a hard-on for a silly video app? Mostly because TikTok teens Tanked Trump's Tulsa rally by reserving all the tickets and not showing:
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Trump is an incompetent wannabe dictator, but Boy can be hold a grudge.
 
2022-06-29 12:16:03 PM  
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the_massive_a55hole: it's pretty simple. US companies collect data for capitalism, which is great and good. Chinese companies collect data for communism, which is bad.


Who then sell that data to US companies, which is good
 
2022-06-29 1:30:49 PM  
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"TikTok is not just another video app. That's the sheep's clothing." That's what Brendan Carr wrote in his tweet
 
2022-06-29 1:59:59 PM  
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Geotpf: So twelve year olds doing meme dancing is national security related these days?


Are you really that stupid?

Yes they are.
 
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