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TikTok Admits Staff in China Can Access Europeans' Data

TikTok Admits Staff in China Can Access Europeans’ Data

Open internet providers were relieved last month when an American candidate beat a Russian challenger in an election to run the International Telecommunications Union, an important international standards body tasked with cross-boundary communications. Meanwhile, though, we took a look at the fragility of the world’s internet infrastructure and the vulnerability of crucial undersea cables. Researchers …

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TikTok Turned Lil Yachty's 'Poland' Into a National Anthem

TikTok Turned Lil Yachty’s ‘Poland’ Into a National Anthem

Lil Yachty’s “Poland” is 83 seconds long, jarringly repetitive, and purposefully obtuse. And yet, in the hands of TikTok, it’s become a smash, cracking the top half of the Billboard Hot 100 and becoming the pride of its namesake country. Not that Yachty intended any of this. “The song was a joke,” he said in …

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