President Trump’s administration contends that TikTok poses national security concerns as personal data collected on 100 million Americans who use the app could be obtained by China’s government. Photo: AP
President Trump’s administration contends that TikTok poses national security concerns as personal data collected on 100 million Americans who use the app could be obtained by China’s government. Photo: AP
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TikTok ban: US says will ‘vigorously defend’ executive order against Chinese-owned app despite ruling

  • The US Commerce Department says it will ‘vigorously defend’ its executive order that seeks to bar transactions with ByteDance-owned TikTok
  • A federal judge blocked the order, which was set to take effect on November 12, on Friday

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President Trump’s administration contends that TikTok poses national security concerns as personal data collected on 100 million Americans who use the app could be obtained by China’s government. Photo: AP
President Trump’s administration contends that TikTok poses national security concerns as personal data collected on 100 million Americans who use the app could be obtained by China’s government. Photo: AP
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