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TikTok employee asks federal court to block Trump ban
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TikTok employee Patrick Ryan is asking a federal judge to block President Trump's executive order potentially banning the app's U.S. operations.
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The short-form video platform is currently in negotiations with potential American buyers such as Microsoft, Oracle and Walmart after the president signed an Aug. 6 order that would shut down U.S. operations if it isn't acquired by an American company before Sept. 20.
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Ryan's motion for an injunction filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco and uploaded by The Hollywood Reporter states that a nationwide TikTok ban would "prohibit the payment of wages and salaries" to 1,500 American TikTok employees.