TikTok says it has filed a legal challenge against Trump’s August 14 divestment order to defend rights

//TikTok says it has filed a legal challenge against Trump’s August 14 divestment order to defend rights

TikTok says it has filed a legal challenge against Trump’s August 14 divestment order to defend rights

TikTok, the short video app whose fate in the US depends on a forced sale that is still pending approval, said one day before the deadline for a deal to be done that it “has no choice but to file a petition in court to defend our rights and those of our more than 1,500 employees in the US.”US President Donald Trump in an August 14 executive order directed the app’s Chinese owner ByteDance to divest TikTok before November 12 for national security reasons, unless the deadline is extended for a…

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