A Looming TikTok Ban + A Royal Photoshop Mystery + Your Car is Snitching

Hard Fork

Mar 15 2024 • 1 hr 16 mins

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would ban TikTok if its Chinese-owned parent company, ByteDance, doesn’t sell it off. We talk about why, what happens next, and how likely it is that the app will be banned. Then, how a photoshopped image of Kate Middleton undermines trust in photography. And finally, a new report reveals how your car may be tracking you without your knowledge — and how that might raise your insurance bill.

Today’s guest:

  • Kashmir Hill, features writer at The New York Times

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