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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 08:14 AM

 

Trump says he intends to 'ban' TikTok from the US

Trump says he intends to Ďbaní TikTok from the US
https://nypost.com/2020/07/31/trump-says-he-intends-to-ban-tiktok-from-the-us/

President Trump on Friday night said he intends to ďbanĒ the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok from operating in the U.S.

ďAs far as TikTok is concerned, weíre banning them from the United States,Ē Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One.

The president said he planned to take action against the social media platform as soon as Saturday, according to a pool report of his remarks.

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No big loss, but there is the question of whether he has the authority.

Also, the USA isn't China so VPNs aren't illegal. So any such ban is not enforceable.

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Reply Trump says he intends to 'ban' TikTok from the US (Original post)
Odoreida Aug 2020 OP
liberal N proud Aug 2020 #1
C_U_L8R Aug 2020 #2
underpants Aug 2020 #3
beachbumbob Aug 2020 #4
Gothmog Aug 2020 #5

Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 08:17 AM

1. If he can, it signals a dangerous precedent

It would only be the start of the end of free media

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 08:18 AM

2. Does he have an on-off switch for every piece of internet?

Does he even know how it works?

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 08:19 AM

3. Eh. You take their toys away and they are going to throw a fit

Iím just saying. People, even older people, like the tik tok. Itís fun with the dancing and stuff.
We are a bit conditioned to accept that our inform is just out there anyway so a lot of people arenít going to get that itís a big deal.

Iím just saying

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 08:20 AM

4. the intent is the issue and we need to use this to motivate the young people to register and vote

 

there is real world implications on what people in power can attempt to do that impacts your life

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 10:32 AM

5. Sarah Cooper scares trump

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