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Pols, advocates in New York seek mask ban, comparing protesters’ use of face coverings to KKK hoods

Civil rights advocates and several politicians compared pro-Palestine protesters to the Klu Klux Klan Thursday at an Upper Manhattan press conference pushing for a ban on masked demonstrators. Photo by…

Republicans block Sen. Schumer effort to ban gun bump stocks

Republicans on Tuesday blocked an effort by Sen. Chuck Schumer to outlaw gun bump stocks after the Supreme Court overturned a Trump-era ban on the killer devices. Sen. Pete Ricketts…

TikTok expands its premium ad slots despite potential US ban

In an effort to capture more ad dollars, despite the looming U.S. ban, TikTok is introducing new advertising products and opportunities that will allow marketers to better control what sort…

Who Will Buy TikTok? When Does the TikTok Ban Start?

Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images On April 24, TikTok user Joe Biden signed a bill into law that could see the app banned. If parent company ByteDance does not…

Biden signs bill that would ban TikTok if ByteDance fails to sell the app

President Biden has signed a bill that would ban TikTok if its owner, ByteDance, doesn’t sell it within a year. The bill includes aid for Ukraine and Israel. U.S. Senators…

NY environmentalists’ next target? Individually wrapped cheese slices face ban under far-reaching bill

It may be a case of lactose intolerance. Individually wrapped cheese would be largely banned under a far-reaching bill getting pushed by New York environmentalists and politicians to reduce the…

House passes bill to force TikTok sale, threatens U.S. ban

TikTok could soon be banned in the United States if parent company ByteDance doesn’t sell the platform, according to legislation passed by the House on Saturday. An earlier version of…

U.S. House passes revised bill to ban TikTok or force sale

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill this afternoon that would require TikTok-owner ByteDance to sell the popular social media app or see it banned in the United States.…

Hoping to stall a ban, TikTok says it generated $14.7B for US small businesses last year

As U.S. lawmakers weigh a possible TikTok ban, the ByteDance-owned short-form video app released an economic impact report on Thursday. In it, the company touts the platform generated $14.7 billion…

Watch: TechCrunch Minute: A TikTok ban is looking more and more like impending reality

Well, that was fast. After a House subcommittee gave its assent to a bill that would force the divestment of TikTok or ban it in the United States, the House…