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Sun Microsystems co-founder supports forced TikTok sale, calls it China's "programmable fentanyl"

"Spinach for Chinese kids, fentanyl - another chief export of China's - for ours"
A hot potato: Joining the list of people who support the US government's attempt to force ByteDance into diversifying TikTok is Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla. The OpenAI backer didn't hold back when talking about the popular short-form video platform, noting that it could be weaponized by a foreign adversary. He also called the app programmable fentanyl whose effects are under the control of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).