March 13, 2024

House Passes Bill to Ban TikTok

by The Journal

Today the House voted overwhelmingly to approve a bill that would ban TikTok from operating in the U.S. or force a sale. For years politicians have threatened a ban, but this latest attempt finally gained traction. WSJ's Georgia Wells on the long push to ban the Chinese-controlled platform and how the company is fighting back.

Further Listening:

-The Billionaire Keeping TikTok on Your Phone 

-Exclusive: TikTok’s CEO on the App’s Future in the U.S. 

-What's Up With All the TikTok Bans? 

Further Reading:

-How TikTok Was Blindsided by U.S. Bill That Could Ban It 

-TikTok Crackdown Shifts Into Overdrive, With Sale or Shutdown on Table 

-The Billionaire Keeping TikTok on Phones in the U.S. 

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