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ByteDance sues to halt potential forced divestment of TikTok, other apps in US

By Madeline Hughes
  • 07 May 2024 19:58
  • 07 May 2024 19:58
TikTok has filed a lawsuit challenging a US law that could ban the application as “unconstitutional,” less than two weeks after it went into effect.
Despite the law's targeting of corporate ownership rather than speech on the application, it's unconstitutional and violates the First Amendment, TikTok and owner ByteDance contend

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Madeline Hughes


Madeline is a data privacy and security reporter based in Washington, DC. She got her start in journalism in local news, covering anything and everything in Maryland, Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts before coming to DC to report on tech.

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