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The resistance to a TikTok ban is growing in Washington

By Cristiano Lima

02 Mar 2023 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

Opposition to a U.S. ban on TikTok is mounting, the Washington Post reports. Civil liberties and digital rights groups claim such a crackdown would violate users’ rights to express themselves online.

A growing number of civil liberties and digital rights groups are speaking out against calls to ban TikTok from the United States, mounting fresh resistance to those surging efforts by public officials.

Advocates argue the proposed TikTok crackdowns would violate users' rights to express themselves online and distract from broader debates about data privacy.

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