Techdirt: If We’re So Worried About TikTok, Why Aren’t We Just As Worried About AdTech And Location Data Sales?

Techdirt: If We’re So Worried About TikTok, Why Aren’t We Just As Worried About AdTech And Location Data Sales?. “…most of the ‘experts’ and politicians who think banning TikTok is a good idea don’t seem to realize it’s not going to genuinely accomplish much in full context. Chinese intelligence can still glean this (and much more data) from a wide variety of sources thanks to our wholesale privacy and security failures on countless other fronts. It’s kind of like banning sugary soda to put out a forest fire, or spitting at a thunderstorm to slow its advance over the horizon.”