Senate passes TikTok ban invoice, sending it to President Biden’s desk

Graphic photo illustration of the TikTok logo in a stop sign overlayed on a photo of Congress.
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A invoice that might drive China-based firm ByteDance to promote TikTok — or else face a US ban of the platform — is all however sure to turn out to be legislation after the Senate handed a overseas support package deal together with the measure.

It now heads to President Joe Biden, who already dedicated to signing the TikTok laws ought to it make it by each chambers of Congress. The Home handed the overseas support package deal that features the TikTok invoice on Saturday.

As soon as signed by the president, ByteDance would have as much as a 12 months to finish a sale of TikTok or face an efficient ban for the platform within the US. The invoice offers ByteDance an preliminary 9 months and offers the president discretion to increase it one other three ought to there be progress towards a deal. Nonetheless,…

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