Judge Wendy Bettlestone blocked the federal government's ban of Tik Tok, saying the judge exceeded its authority. Plaintiffs would lose the ability to influence their followers in keeping with their brand deals.
Leo downloaded and installed TikTok today, to get the experience before the US bans it. Is he worried about his data getting grabbed by the PRC? Not at all. Leo says it's the most creative and fun app going right now. TikTok has been trying to avoid the ban by having a US CEO, hired over 10,000 US jobs, and even courting Microsoft to buy their US operations. But the White House seems in earnest to ban it.