Vanessa Pappas, chief operating officer at TikTok, Jay Sullivan, general manager of Bluebird at Twitter, and Neal Mohan, chief product officer at YouTube, attend a hearing before the US Senate in Washington on September 14. Photo: Reuters
Vanessa Pappas, chief operating officer at TikTok, Jay Sullivan, general manager of Bluebird at Twitter, and Neal Mohan, chief product officer at YouTube, attend a hearing before the US Senate in Washington on September 14. Photo: Reuters
Aynne Kokas
Opinion

Opinion

Aynne Kokas

US piecemeal approach to data security leaves Americans vulnerable to foreign tech companies

  • Joe Biden’s executive order to prevent foreign firms from acquiring Americans’ data offers another limited solution to a pervasive problem
  • US data protection laws are patchy, with a distinct lack of national infrastructure for long-term, bipartisan oversight

Vanessa Pappas, chief operating officer at TikTok, Jay Sullivan, general manager of Bluebird at Twitter, and Neal Mohan, chief product officer at YouTube, attend a hearing before the US Senate in Washington on September 14. Photo: Reuters
Vanessa Pappas, chief operating officer at TikTok, Jay Sullivan, general manager of Bluebird at Twitter, and Neal Mohan, chief product officer at YouTube, attend a hearing before the US Senate in Washington on September 14. Photo: Reuters
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