Ep. 163: The Latest TikTok Craze Is National Security


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President Trump has declared the popular social media platform TikTok a risk to U.S. national security, citing its ties to China. The administration is now pursuing a number of legal options to address that threat, ranging from an outright ban of the app to a forced sale to a U.S. company like Microsoft. We’ll get you caught up on all the TikTok drama with Alex and Law360’s senior M&A reporter, Benjamin Horney. Also this week, a loss for Uber and Lyft could usher in a sea change for employment law in the gig economy, the Ninth Circuit gives Qualcomm a hammer lock on the smartphone chip and patent markets, and Kanye West bends the concept of time itself.

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