The Trump administration on Monday appealed for federal judge orders banning restrictions on the effective use of TicTac, a small video-sharing app owned by China in the United States.
The government cited targeted national security issues TickTalk, Argues that the Chinese government can obtain personal data of US consumers. TickTalk, which has more than 100 million users in the United States, has denied the allegations.
In a December 7 judgment, U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nicholas of Washington Issued an order This prevented the Department of Commerce from blocking data hosting, content delivery services and other technical transactions by the TicTac owner for TicTac within the United States. Bytes Prevents use of the app in the United States.
The Department of Justice said Nicholas is appealing the order to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
Pennsylvania U.S. District Judge Wendy Beatlestone will hold a special U.S. Court of Appeals hearing in February on the October ruling, barring the same restrictions from taking effect Nov. 12.
Officials told Reuters that the government was unlikely to address the issue of Tic Tac Toe before the president in the United States. Donald Trump Departs office on January 20th. The deal is still likely to be signed in January.
A U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington heard the government’s appeal against the ruling two weeks ago.
Earlier this month, the Trump administration chose Should not be granted New extension of Bite Dance Order issued In August, the company asked President Tiktok to vacate U.S. assets. Gave the Department of Justice the power to execute withdrawal orders upon expiration.
In an interview with Reuters on December 16, then-Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen declined to say whether the Justice Department was trying to enforce the orders. Rosen has since become U.S. Attorney General.
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