Internet Governance

09/28/2020

The Technology 202: Trump administration dealt temporary legal blow with TikTok ruling

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

NetChoice, which represents Facebook, Google and other tech companies, filed an amicus briefing in support of TikTok.

“By completely banning U.S. access to TikTok, the Government’s actions directly infringe upon the First Amendment rights of over 90 million U.S. users of one of the most popular social media platforms in America,” the group said in a filing. “Beyond violating the First Amendment rights of developers, the Government’s actions threaten to put all social media users at risk.”

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