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TikTok sues Trump administration over ban in US – Source CNET Tech


TikTok is facing scrutiny because it’s owned by Chinese tech company ByteDance.

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TikTok is suing the Trump administration over an executive order that would effectively ban the short-form video app in the US on Sept. 20. 

The lawsuit (embedded below) was filed Monday in the US District Court for the Central District of California. TikTok said the Aug. 6 executive order issued by President Donald Trump didn’t follow due process or provide “evidence that TikTok was an actual threat.” The order also failed to justify its “punitive actions,” the company said in a blog post.

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