The U.S. government won’t enforce its December 4 deadline requiring TikTok’s operations in the country to be divested from its parent company ByteDance, according to a person familiar with the matter. The ban won’t be enforced because government officials are confident a deal can be reached to restructure TikTok in the U.S. to satisfy national security concerns, the person said. Both sides are...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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