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Tik Tok, the social media company under attack from the Biden Administration and the U.S. Congress, sued the U.S. government on Tuesday over the law that would force Chinese parent company ByteDance to sell the app or face a national ban. Tik Tok announced today that it was suing in U.S. court.

The suit claims that the bill violates the First Amendment, and that divestiture is “simply not possible: not commercially, not technologically, not legally,” according to the company’s legal filing. “For the first time in history, Congress has enacted a law that subjects a single, named speech platform to a permanent, nationwide ban, and bars every American from participating in a unique online community with more than 1 billion people worldwide,” the lawsuit said.

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