TikTok confirms suing over ban ordered by Trump

TikTok confirms suing over ban ordered by Trump


San Francisco: Video app TikTok said on Monday that it had filed a lawsuit to challenge the US government’s suppression of the popular Chinese-owned platform, which Washington accused of a threat to national security

As tensions between the world’s two largest economies surged, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on August 6 giving Americans 45 days to stop doing business with TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance -Effectively set a deadline for potential sales of applications to US companies.

“Today we are filing a complaint in federal court challenging the Administration’s efforts to ban TikTok in the US,” the company said in a blog post. 

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