TikTok ban expected to become law, but it’s not so simple. What’s next?

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A bill that could ban TikTok nationwide unless it divests from its China-based parent company, ByteDance, is on the fast track to becoming law. Damian Dovarganes/AP

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Legislation forcing TikTok to be sold, or face a nationwide ban, is moving rapidly through Congress and is expected to become law this week.

Nobody anticipates that the app will disappear any time soon, but the measure has set off alarms inside TikTok, which is, yet again, preparing to go to court to fight for its existence in the U.S.


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