TikTok Ban Could Shrink App’s Audience in U.S.Ban gaining support in Washington, D.C. The prospect of a nationwide TikTok ban has escalated from a theoretical possibility to a serious policy consideration, drawing growing support in Washington, D.C. Biden administration’s stanceThe Biden administration has stiffened its posture toward TikTok in recent weeks, endorsing a bipartisan bill earlier this month that would empower the federal government to ban apps like TikTok. Despite the readily available workaround, the effort required to log in from a VPN will deter many people from continuing their use of TikTok, experts said. Denial of access by internet service providersA TikTok ban may take shape as a denial of access imposed by internet service providers, companies like Verizon and AT&T that deliver internet access for individuals, homes, businesses and other institutions, experts said.
Source: ABC News March 19, 2023 00:17 UTC