Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Contribution AmericansContribution Americans

Tech News

Eight TikTok creators file their own suit against the divest-or-ban law

Photo illustration of the Capitol building under the TikTok logo with a slash through it.
Cath Virginia / The Verge | Photos from Getty Images

Eight TikTok creators are suing to stop a law that would ban the app unless its Chinese parent company divests it, arguing that the measure would strip them of their livelihoods and creative outlets.

The suit is similar to the company’s own challenge to the law in that it leans on First Amendment arguments, calls lawmakers’ concerns around the app speculative, and recalls that courts have blocked other methods of banning TikTok, including former President Donald Trump’s executive order and a Montana state law. But while the company’s suit details the alleged impracticality of separating TikTok from its owner ByteDance, the creators’ suit focuses squarely on how their own speech could be impacted if TikTok went away.

While the court is l…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

On this week’s edition of StockCharts TV‘s StockCharts in Focus, Grayson discusses the most important chart on all of StockCharts – your default ChartStyle! In addition...

Editor's Pick

Over the previous week, the markets were expected to inch higher; however, at the same time, while it was expected that incremental highs may...

Tech News

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla is going to court next week over the role its Autopilot system played in a fatal...

Editor's Pick

Now that earnings season has begun, what can you expect the stock market to do, especially after its stellar Q1 run? Well, after a...