Biden Signs Bill Paving Way for Potential Nationwide TikTok Ban

April 29, 2024
Biden Signs Bill Paving Way for Potential Nationwide TikTok Ban
  • President Joe Biden has signed a bill with potential for a nationwide TikTok ban if ByteDance doesn't divest within a year.

  • ByteDance is prepared to legally contest the bill, which could delay any ban until 2025 or later.

  • A federal judge's decision in Montana against a TikTok ban raises questions about free speech and state powers.

  • Bipartisan concern positions TikTok as a national security threat, yet the November election may affect the situation.

  • Consequences of a TikTok ban are wide-ranging, touching on cybersecurity, privacy, and influence over elections.

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