US President Donald Trump has said TikTok is a national security threat because its Chinese owner could be forced to provide users’ personal data to the Chinese government. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump has said TikTok is a national security threat because its Chinese owner could be forced to provide users’ personal data to the Chinese government. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump has said TikTok is a national security threat because its Chinese owner could be forced to provide users’ personal data to the Chinese government. Photo: AFP

TikTok asks judge to halt November ban in US, citing ‘irreparable harm’

  • Second phase of restrictions on American companies doing business with the video app are unlawful and unconstitutional, TikTok argues in court filing
  • A judge has already granted the Chinese-owned app a temporary injunction to block a ban on new US downloads, ordered by the Trump administration

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US President Donald Trump has said TikTok is a national security threat because its Chinese owner could be forced to provide users’ personal data to the Chinese government. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump has said TikTok is a national security threat because its Chinese owner could be forced to provide users’ personal data to the Chinese government. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump has said TikTok is a national security threat because its Chinese owner could be forced to provide users’ personal data to the Chinese government. Photo: AFP
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