Scholars: TikTok Ban Not a Panacea But Could Prompt Important Data Privacy Conversations
Bills in Congress that would ban TikTok, the Chinese social media platform, are raising concerns over the precedent they would set. But they have also prompted hopes for substantive, broader deliberations over data security and privacy.
The bills, which enjoy some rare bipartisan support among lawmakers, might prove difficult to enforce and wouldn’t get at privacy concerns related to American social media platforms, two Duke scholars said Thursday.
Duke’s Robyn Caplan and Phil Napoli,
- May 23, 2023