Most important: Fundamental rights are violated because PII is transfered to a company in an unsecure noneuropean country. The server location doesn't count, it is about where the company deciding about the data resides, says @malteengeler. Tiktoks Headquarter: Beijing 🇨🇳
Bytedance told me that they use this fingerprinting to identify malicous browser behaviour. I don't believe, because the website still works if the script is blocked. Also they use Akamai's fingerprinting technology already on the server (which is another story to investigate).
This are the PRIVACY problems with Tiktok. Last week Netzpolitik published detailed information about CENSORSHIP problems. Read this 3 articles starting here https://netzpolitik.org/2019/discrimination-tiktok-curbed-reach-for-people-with-disabilities/
So is it a good idea by Tagesschau to foster this system with videos paid by german households?
Und hier der Artikel für die Süddeutsche Zeitung in deutsch und untechnisch:
Thanks for all the positive comments. I transferred the thread to a blog post for more convenient reading.
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@rufposten I teach young students and TikTok is all the rage right now ... I have done work with my students (age:11) around privacy and data exploitation but your work here is an eye-opener beyond even that ... Thanks for sharing ... I need to continue my conversations with kids and parents ... Is there a single place where you have compiled your analysis? Or is it just in this thread?
@rufposten ah yes, the best way to protect vulnerable people is to hide them from society, and not like, geez, idunno, speaking out in their support and making sure their needs are met
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