Trump’s TikTok Drama Is a Distraction

Trump’s TikTok Drama Is a Distraction

Millions of young Americans were sent into a panic last weekend when President Donald Trump told reporters that he was “banning” TikTok from the United States. White House officials had already been discussing taking action against the social media platform and other Chinese-owned apps over national security concerns. But as is typical for Trump, it’s…

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Can Killing Cookies Save Journalism?

Can Killing Cookies Save Journalism?

In May 2018, as the European Union’s landmark privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation, went into effect, the main Dutch public broadcaster set in motion a grand experiment. The leadership at Nederlandse Publieke Omroep—essentially the BBC of the Netherlands—interpreted the law strictly, deciding that visitors to any of its websites would now be prompted…

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Can Killing Cookies Save Journalism?

In May 2018, as the European Union’s landmark privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation, went into effect, the main Dutch public broadcaster set in motion a grand experiment. The leadership at Nederlandse Publieke Omroep—essentially the BBC of the Netherlands—interpreted the law strictly, deciding that visitors to any of its websites would now be prompted…

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