Women wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus chat as they pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing, Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: APWomen wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus chat as they pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing, Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: AP
Women wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus chat as they pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing, Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: AP

TikTok to challenge Trump order banning transactions with the video app

  • TikTok plans to argue that the August 6 executive order’s reliance on the International Emergency Economic Powers Act deprives it of due process
  • The move shows that ByteDance is seeking to deploy all the legal ammunition at its disposal as it tries to prevent the TikTok deal negotiations from turning into a fire sale

Topic |   TikTok
Women wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus chat as they pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing, Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: APWomen wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus chat as they pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing, Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: AP
Women wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus chat as they pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing, Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: AP
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