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Trump’s TikTok ban has been blocked (for now)

Trump's TikTok ban has been blocked (for now)

TikTok has been given a temporary stay of execution in the U.S., with a federal judge blocking the ban that was to go into effect from midnight Monday.

The U.S. government ordered app stores to stop distributing or updating TikTok earlier this month, responding to President Donald Trump’s August executive order. This order banned everyone in the U.S. from doing business with TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance, allegedly due to security concerns.

However, in his ruling on Sunday, U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols considered that TikTok had not had enough opportunity to defend itself before Trump ordered the sweeping ban. The judge has therefore granted a preliminary injunction preventing the removal of TikTok from app stores — at least, for now. Read more…

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