TikTok exploring ‘all remedies’ to safeguard ‘rule of law’ in US ban

From zdnet.com

TikTok has condemned the Trump administration’s executive order to ban the popular Chinese social media app, pledging to explore all possible actions to ensure “the rule of law is not discarded”. It describes the US move as one that lacked due process and based on unsubstantiated information. 

Expressing “shock” over the executive order, TikTok said in a statement Friday it had reached out to the US government for almost a year in efforts to resolve concerns it had over data security. “What we encountered instead was that the administration paid no attention to facts, dictated terms of an agreement without going through standard legal processes, and tried to insert itself into negotiations between private businesses,” it said.

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