Tik Tok panic continues. Rep. Jim Banks introduced a bill to require app marketplaces and developers to “warn” Americans before they download apps linked to certain countries. What’s in the bill?
Justin Sherman (@jshermcyber) is a fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative. He also works with the Tech, Law, & Security Program at American University Washington College of Law and with Lawfare’s Trustworthy Hardware and Software Working Group. He was previously a cybersecurity policy fellow at New America and a fellow at Duke Law School’s Center on Law & Technology.
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