Like India, the USA will ban Tiktok to protect the #digitalsovereignty & #privacy of Americans. A great move!

Europe should follow this example and block foreign services that do not respect EU law.

bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

@nextcloud Of course is #TikTok a disaster, with or without #China's involvement. But is blocking all foreign services in the EU not exactly the same the Great Chinese Firewall?

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The reality is Foreign companies don't pay up when fined for tax evasion and breaking privacy without consent. They just dance around with appeals on court decisions. In a simpler world this would be the next best thing.

Unfortunately blocking US services would be next to impossible. The web and entire IT infrastructure would come to a standstill. There is excessive reliance on GAFAM+Cloudflare on nearly all tech nowadays.
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@ashwinvis I agree with what you say about taxes and privacy, but is the answer to build a Great European Firewall? Isn't it better to target specific companies?

I don't want to see the internet split up and having that Firewall will create a domino effect. Bye bye internet!

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