TikTok employee agrees to drop suit against Trump administration

Topics TikTok | ByteDance | Donald Trump

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A TikTok employee who sued the Trump administration over its ban of the video-sharing app has agreed to drop his case. Patrick S Ryan submitted a filing dated November 13, stating that both sides were asking the court to dismiss the case with prejudice. No reason was given. 

TikTok owner Bytedance this week won a 15-day extension of its deadline to sell US assets and the Commerce Department said it wouldn’t move forward with a ban on US residents using the app, in light of two court injunctions. TikTok first disclosed the extension earlier in a court filing, saying it now has until November 27 to reach an agreement.

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