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TikTok to Challenge Trump Administration Over Executive Order

TikTok plans to sue the United States government, the company confirmed on Saturday, arguing that President Trump’s moves to block the app had deprived it of due process and claiming it had been unfairly and incorrectly treated as a security threat.

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What Will Happen If Trump Bans TikTok And WeChat

Fears about the global internet ecosystem intensified this week with Trump’s executive orders banning the popular video app TikTok and Chinese social network WeChat, following a US government directive to prohibit the use of other “untrusted” applications and services from China.

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So What Does Trump Have Against TikTok? His foolish and dangerous edicts suggest that the United States, like China, no longer believes in a global internet.

The one thing my students all invariably know about China is that you can’t use Facebook there, or YouTube or Google. For at least a decade, China has maintained strict control over the internet and aggressively blocked foreign tech platforms within its borders.

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