Banning TikTok stifles internet innovation and freedom, by Will Duffield

Banning TikTok stifles internet innovation and freedom, by Will Duffield

Will Duffield InsideSources.com The popularity of TikTok, a Chinese-owned short-form 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 … Read more

Who are the Kia Boyz? How TikTok Fueled a Car Theft Epidemic Ars Technica

Who are the Kia Boyz?  How TikTok fueled a car theft epidemic

Aurich Lawson | Getty Images You may have read about the recent lawsuits against Kia and Hyundai in New York and other US cities. But what exactly brought us to this point? As with many viral topics these days, it all started on TikTok. During the pandemic, bored, tech-savvy teenagers started posting videos online showing … Read more