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‘We Simply Have No Choice’: TikTok Sues US Govt Over Trump’s Ban

WorldNews Tuesday, 25 August 2020
‘We Simply Have No Choice’: TikTok Sues US Govt Over Trump’s BanChinese video app TikTok sued the United States government on Tuesday, accusing it of depriving the platform of due process when President Donald Trump issued an executive order to block it from operating in the country. In a dramatic escalation in the US-China technology cold war, ByteDance-owned TikTok has said despite trying to engage in good faith with the Trump administration to find a solution and implementing stringent security measures, now they “simply have no choice” but to take the legal route to protect the rights of the company. Trump has repeatedly said TikTok, owned by Chinese giant ByteDance, is a national security threat and has close ties to the Chinese government. Trump’s...
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TikTok has announced it will launch a legal challenge against US PresidentDonald Trump's executive order to ban it. Mr Trump signed the order earlierthis month ordering sweeping but vague bans on dealings with the Chineseowners of TikTok and the messaging app WeChat, saying they are a threat...

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