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House votes for possible TikTok ban in U.S., but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

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By MARY CLARE JALONICK and HALELUYA HADERO

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US would say no Tiktok but yes for overreach surveillance, in fact state sponsored surveillance just got another two years.

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/20/us/politics/senate-passes-surveillance-law-extension.html

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/4/20/us-senate-votes-to-reauthorise-controversial-surveillance-programme-fisa

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America needs new political parties with younger leaders for younger voters. The geriatrics that are fighting over the White House have lost touch with the electorate.

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There will be a retribution if tiktok is banned. With the massive number of people using that app.

Bathe way, this is an attempt to steal tiktok from Chinese company byte dance, with political blackmailing and bullying, someone in that country want to buy it with a humiliating price tag and profitthemselves, the US congress who pushing the ban if tiktok were : Thieves !

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Its ok for meta and X and instagram...etc...to pass on their user data to the USA government, but woe betide any non-USA company working there.

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Given that 'monetizing' (or, as a normal person would say, selling) American (and everywhere else) user's data is a core revenue stream for X and the other American owned social media platforms, I wonder why they aren't being threatened with forced sale too,

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Its ok for meta and X and instagram...etc...to pass on their user data to the USA government,

It absolutely is not.

but woe betide any non-USA company working there.

Yes, as you said, a NON-US company, which makes it worse.

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