Beijing, August 23
Chinese agency ByteDance, which owns video-sharing platform TikTok, mentioned on Sunday it is going to file a lawsuit towards the US Government over President Donald Trump’s government order banning American transactions with the favored app whereas making ready plan to close down its enterprise within the nation.
Trump signed government orders on August 6 that might forestall TikTok and WeChat from working within the US as they “threatened America’s national security and economy”.
Under the manager order, any transactions with ByteDance topic to US jurisdiction will face prohibition in 45 days or by mid-September.
US officers are involved that the corporate may move knowledge on American customers to the Chinese authorities. But ByteDance has denied this. — PTI