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Economy Microsoft Reportedly in Process of Buying TikTok as Trump Administration Mandate Sale

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  1. Orgasmo Silver Belt

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    Personal data will be the most valuable strategic resource in the next 20 years, surpassing oil. Instead of giving it to a Chinese company, you can now give it to an American company.
    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/31/mic...-not-be-strategic-but-a-good-deal-anyway.html
     
  2. Cubo de Sangre President of the War Room

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    Not sure about it ending up in Microsoft's hands, but I'll take it over the Chinese.
     
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  3. TheOneAboveAll3 Black Belt

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    this
     
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  4. TheComebackKid Titanium Belt

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    Tomato tomato
     
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  5. Dirt Road Soldier All Praise To The Gun!

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    Should just nuke it in general. The app, not China.
     
  6. Cubo de Sangre President of the War Room

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    Maybe to you. Some of us care about America. :p
     
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  7. MicroBrew Titanium Belt

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    Maybee an open source non profit can make a rival to TikTok?
     
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  8. sabretruth Gold Belt

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    Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.
     
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  9. sherdogwantedtonamemekiki Paint thinner smells really good

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    Zuckerberg and Gates can go suck each other off now.
     
  10. irish_thug Meme Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I'd trust a three toothed crack whore over the Chinese at this point (as in china-based institutions beholden to the ccp, not people from or descendant of people from China)
     
  11. Cubo de Sangre President of the War Room

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    Depends on the people. Many of them are beholden as well. Here's just one example of many.

    https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2...-for-stealing-research-from-uc-san-francisco/

    Cutting off visas and purging Chinese nationals from our university system is a good step. We either accept the new cold war or we welcome China to the position of world leader. They aren't playing for 2nd place.
     
  12. Renard Black Belt

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    I mean, the CCP already has the data. Now MS will have it in addition to them. No bueno.
     
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  13. Cubo de Sangre President of the War Room

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    I imagine the idea is that China won't have it moving forward.
     
  14. brother mouzone Orange Belt

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    Why would they? The profit incentive is a pretty bit deal. Plus hosting costs for this kind of app must be insane
     
  15. Sauron Red Belt

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    Too late. They've already overtaken you.
     
  16. Cubo de Sangre President of the War Room

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    We'll see.
     
  17. MicroBrew Titanium Belt

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    Well Linux is free and open source.
     
  18. MicroBrew Titanium Belt

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    They are far behind the US. They can't even make a decent jet engine.
     
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    Linux doesnt require a ton of bandwidth to maintain its existence is the thing

    I certainly think the future of free speech on the internet exists with mesh networks similar to BitTorrent where clients becoming hosting peers. But I don't see this happening with a mobile app like tiktok.
     
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