Biden Rescinds Trump’s TikTok Ban, Orders Review of Foreign-Owned Apps

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the April jobs report from the East Room of the White House, May 7, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

President Joe Biden on Wednesday reversed an executive order signed by former president Donald Trump that would have effectively banned the Chinese video app TikTok, and replaced it with new guidelines for reviewing the app’s potential risk to U.S. consumer data. 

The move comes amid a Trump-era legal battle that the Biden administration inherited after the former president…


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