The Trump administration purchased access to a commercial database tracking movements from millions of cellphones in the U.S., using it for border enforcement and immigration, The Wall Street Journal reported. The government’s use of cellphone data, purchased from a private company, raises major questions about privacy, though the practice so far doesn’t appear to be illegal. The location...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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