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Trump Signs Executive Order That Goes After TikTok

2 monthes ago   |   By Newser

President Trump on Thursday ordered an unspecified ban on "transactions" with the Chinese owners of the consumer apps TikTok and WeChat. The twin executive orders-one for each app-take effect in 45 days on Sept. 20, and the BBC reports they refer to the apps as a "threat." The...
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Trump Signs Executive Orders Banning Transactions With TikTok, WeChat In 45 Days

Trump Signs Executive Orders Banning Transactions With TikTok, WeChat In 45 Days

2 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The order will prohibit any U.S. transactions with the Chinese-owned parent companies of the apps, citing national security concerns.
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Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

2 monthes ago   |   By Post Gazette

President Donald Trump issued an executive order against the parent company of video app TikTok after a week of escalating threats to ban the app in the U.S.
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Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat

Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump issued an executive order late Thursday prohibiting transactions with the parent company of the popular video-sharing app TikTok.
The order, set to take effect on Sept. 20, bars Americans and U.S. companies from conducting transactions with the Chinese tech giant ByteDance, citing “national security” concerns. A separate executive order with the same conditions was also issued to WeChat, another Chinese-owned smartphone app.
Trump asserted in his order that the apps “capture vast swaths of information from its users” and their data collection “allows the Chinese...
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Trump issues order barring U.S. firms from doing business with TikTok's parent company

Trump issues order barring U.S. firms from doing business with TikTok's parent company

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

The order says the risks posed by the platform are “real” and constitute a “national emergency.”
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Trump Signs Executive Order Barring Transactions With TikTok in 45 Days

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump signed an executive order prohibiting U.S. residents from doing any business with TikTok or the apps' Chinese owner ByteDance Ltd., beginning 45 days from now.
The move comes as Trump seeks the divestment of the popular video app, citing national security risks to the U.S. It threatens penalties on any U.S. resident or company that engages in any transactions with TikTok or ByteDance after the order takes effect.
“This mobile application may also be used for disinformation campaigns that benefit the Chinese Communist Party,” Trump said in the order, released Thursday...
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