TikTok received a lifeline Sunday evening when a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against the U.S. government’s decision to ban downloads of the app.
The ban was set to begin at midnight tonight, and the legal maneuver was TikTok’s final gambit to prevent the ban from going into effect, a decision that it had said would begin to erode its business across the world.
“I am very happy that the court has granted an injunction preventing the implementation of the TikTok ban that would have prohibited new users to download the app,” TikTok’s interim chief Vanessa Pappas wrote on Twitter. “We will continue to seek to protect the rights of our users, partners, artists, employees, businesses, and creators.”
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