There are four Internets: China versus the U.S., and the E.U. and India. India’s potential new model rests on Jio.
Apple wins its EU tax case, while the privacy approaches of the US and EU are ruled incompatible. Then, why banning a network is different than censorship.
A follow-up to The TikTok War, including Xi Jinping’s ideology, Facebook’s blindspot, and why TikTok should be compared to YouTube.
How TikTok exposed Facebook’s blindspot, thanks to its Chinese roots, and why those Chinese roots make TikTok a genuine concern.
Understanding analog chips and the geopolitical angle, and why Facebook should not ban political ads.
Uber acquires Postmates, which makes me bullish about DoorDash. Then, TikTok invokes Shakespeare.
Facebook responds to China in Hong Kong, while Stripe avoids the complication. Then, Instagram Reels shows why Instagram Stories succeeded.
India is banning Chinese apps, in a reminder that nations still matter; China knows the more than anyone. Then, why centralized App Stores make this easier, and why Reddit is a reminder that infrastructure matters.
Two podcasts apps were banned in China; Apple has to follow local law, but how much censorship is Apple doing itself? Then Zoom demonstrates it can’t be trusted.
Twitter fact-checks Trump, YouTube censors Chinese words, and Facebook reportedly declines to police polarization.