Two young men making a TikTok video on the terrace of their residence in Hyderabad, India on February 14, 2020. Photo: AFPTwo young men making a TikTok video on the terrace of their residence in Hyderabad, India on February 14, 2020. Photo: AFP
Two young men making a TikTok video on the terrace of their residence in Hyderabad, India on February 14, 2020. Photo: AFP

TikTok to mount legal challenge against US government’s August 6 ban of short video app by Monday

  • TikTok’s legal challenge pertains to an August 6 presidential order, which directed the Secretary of Commerce to come up with a list of transactions involving ByteDance and its holdings that should be banned after 45 days
  • TikTok plans to argue that the August 6 executive order’s reliance on the International Emergency Economic Powers Act deprives it of due process, according to the sources

Topic |   TikTok
Two young men making a TikTok video on the terrace of their residence in Hyderabad, India on February 14, 2020. Photo: AFPTwo young men making a TikTok video on the terrace of their residence in Hyderabad, India on February 14, 2020. Photo: AFP
Two young men making a TikTok video on the terrace of their residence in Hyderabad, India on February 14, 2020. Photo: AFP
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