Report: China may block the sale of TikTok to a US company

Report: China may block the sale of TikTok to a US company

September 12, 2020 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

Well, it looks like this might be it for TikTok in the US. As the pressure mounts for parent company ByteDance to sell off its US operations, the Chinese government has allegedly chosen to flex its power to stop the potential sale. For the full background, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to force the China-based ByteDance to either sell its US operations to an American company or risk being banned in the US. The primary motivation for the order appears to be concern about the app’s security. Given how popular the app is over here, that would no…

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