European values are starting to define U.S. tech privacy, says journalist

NPR’s David Folkenflik speaks with tech reporter Casey Newton about Twitter’s new anti-harassment policies and what Newton sees as European ideals driving policies of American tech giants.

DAVID FOLKENFLIK, HOST:

The social media giant Twitter introduced a new CEO and announced major leadership changes this week after co-founder and longtime head Jack Dorsey stepped down Monday. And that’s far from the only news the site generated this week. On Tuesday, the platform made another announcement. It will ban users from sharing photos or videos of private individuals without their permission in an acknowledgment of concerns about privacy. The new policy sparked some

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