“Buh TikTok is Chinese spyware.”

Shut the fuck up who cares. Everything is spyware these days you’re just signaling out Chinese companies because you’re racist.

Bro the NSA is still spying on us and we all just went “eh what can you do” focus on fixing your own house first Jack Ryan.

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Saw someone on Reddit justifying this the other day by saying there’s a difference between domestic and foreign actors getting your data, and that it’s better if domestic ones do it. Like, ???. Literally what is China going to do with your data?? The US will send cops to plant CP on your laptop and then kill you in a no-knock raid but ok!! As long as the Chinese Menace doesn’t get your data, dude! Free Hong Kong or whatever!

[dumbest person alive voice] well we live in a democracy and if we don’t like that the government is collecting our data we can just vote them out

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@LuigiEsq I had one guy argue that China was going to blackmail everyone with that data they collected. This person was unfamiliar with COINTELPRO.

@LuigiEsq this also assumes everyone is American, which is about right for Reddit I guess

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