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TikTok to sue against Trump order banning app: Reports

TikTok is reportedly going to to file a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump’s August 6 executive order that banned all US transactions with ByteDance, TikTok’s Chinese parent company, multiple American publications reported. Reuters had first reported that the lawsuit could be filed as early as Monday. According to the executive order, all American transactions with ByteDance will be forbidden after September 20. In a company statement reported by multiple publications, a TikTok spokesperson said, “Even though we strongly disagree with the administration’s concerns, for nearly a year we have sought to engage in good faith to provide a constructive solution. What we encountered instead was a lack of due process as the administration paid no attention to facts and tried to insert itself into negotiations between private businesses.” It further said, “To ensure that the rule of law prevails…

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