How to Block Companies From Tracking You Online


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Credit: Alistair Berg/DigitalVision via Getty Images On April 24, President Joe Biden signed a bill that could see TikTok banned in the United States if it does not divest its American operations to a U.S.-owned company. Among the reasons for this: data privacy. Like any social media app, TikTok collects a treasure trove of data and personal information, and as a Chinese-owned company, there are concerns that it could be forced to supply that data to the Chinese government. “I don’t have a TikTok account,” you might think. “I’m fine.” But the modern internet is more complicated than that. Through...