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TikTok just sued the Trump administration. Here's everything we know about the app's future in the US — and everything we don't.

Business Insider Logo By pleskin@businessinsider.com (Paige Leskin) of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 16: President Donald Trump is threatening to ban popular viral-video app TikTok in the US over claims that it poses a national-security risk through its Chinese parent company ByteDance.ByteDance is entertaining TikTok acquisition talks with US tech companies to assuage concerns from the president. Microsoft is the favorite, and a potential deal is valued between $10 billion and $30 billion.Trump has issued two executive orders aimed at banning TikTok is recent weeks. Questions remain of the legality of Trump's orders, or whether they're enforceable at all.TikTok filed suit against the Trump administration Monday over the August 6 executive order that bans "any transactions" between Americans and ByteDance beginning in September.TikTok alleges the US government failed to afford "due process" and has no evidence to back up its national-security claims.Here's everything that's happened to threaten TikTok's future in the US, and what we know about what's to come.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Read the original article on Business Insider

TikTok just sued the Trump administration. Here's everything we know about the app's future in the US — and everything we don't.

  • President Donald Trump is threatening to ban popular viral-video app TikTok in the US over claims that it poses a national-security risk through its Chinese parent company ByteDance.
  • ByteDance is entertaining TikTok acquisition talks with US tech companies to assuage concerns from the president. Microsoft is the favorite, and a potential deal is valued between $10 billion and $30 billion.
  • Trump has issued two executive orders aimed at banning TikTok is recent weeks. Questions remain of the legality of Trump's orders, or whether they're enforceable at all.
  • TikTok filed suit against the Trump administration Monday over the August 6 executive order that bans "any transactions" between Americans and ByteDance beginning in September.
  • TikTok alleges the US government failed to afford "due process" and has no evidence to back up its national-security claims.
  • Here's everything that's happened to threaten TikTok's future in the US, and what we know about what's to come.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Read the original article on Business Insider
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