Data Governance

Led by the Strategic Technologies Program, with contributions from the Economics Program and other CSIS programs, our research analyzes the rise of the digital economy and the global architecture of data governance.

Photo: WAKIL KOHSAR/Afghanistan/AFP via Getty Images

Photo: WAKIL KOHSAR/Afghanistan/AFP via Getty Images

In Targeting TikTok, Congress Is Taking the Hardest Path to Online Safety

In a new op-ed for Barron’s, Caitlin Chin-Rothmann explains that forcing a ban or divestiture of TikTok to a U.S. company misses a key lesson from the 2016 election: U.S. corporate ownership, without additional regulations, does not guarantee online safety.

Commentary by Caitlin Chin-Rothmann — March 15, 2024

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James Andrew Lewis
Senior Vice President; Pritzker Chair; and Director, Strategic Technologies Program