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  1. if TikTok were a web app, could the government ban it?
    1. …in reply to @zachleat
      Clearly the answer here is yes and it has been done before. Fascinating background on it here: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_censorship_in_the_United_States
      1. …in reply to @zachleat
        In relative terms, it’s certainly much easier to go after a native app than a web app—you’d strong arm the US company that owns the App Store. App stores are a SPoF.