Pros/Cons: Banning TikTok will only stifle internet innovation and freedom

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The popularity of TikTok, a Chinese-owned video-sharing app, has prompted concerns among American politicians and proposals to ban the platform. While data exfiltration concerns are hard to allay, the costs of banning TikTok far outweigh any national security benefits. TikTok isn’t a particularly unique or valuable source of American data, but it is a powerful … Read more