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TikTok Ban: Senate Passes Bill Targeting App, Ban Looms If Parent Company Fails to Divest | Oneindia

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TikTok Ban: Senate Passes Bill Targeting App, Ban Looms If Parent Company Fails to Divest | Oneindia

TikTok Ban: Senate Passes Bill Targeting App, Ban Looms If Parent Company Fails to Divest | Oneindia

The Senate passed a bill compelling ByteDance to sell TikTok in the US within a year or face a ban, garnering strong bipartisan support.

TikTok vows to contest it in court, citing First Amendment violations.

Concerns linger about data privacy and censorship linked to China, amid ongoing political scrutiny of the platform.

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