The future of Tiktok: China to Trump: Pure bullying and theft

In the dispute over the future of the popular Video App Tiktok from China, America's President, Donald Trump is more in the criticism. Trump had demanded that

The future of Tiktok: China to Trump: Pure bullying and theft

In the dispute over the future of the popular Video App Tiktok from China, America's President, Donald Trump is more in the criticism. Trump had demanded that the government in Washington is profiting from a possible Takeover of the business in North America, of Tiktok by the American company Microsoft. Several American media spoke of an unusual intervention, for which there is in recent history, no examples. Criticism came again, also from China.

On the weekend, Trump Tiktok had threatened, by reference to the data security in the United States. On Monday, he then said that he would support the purchase of the American business of Tiktok by an American company. If it is up to 15. September no agreement to give, he would have however, the setting of the operation.

After a conversation with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Trump reported that he had this said that "a very significant portion" of the sale price needs to be spent in the American state Treasury. He substantiated his claim with the words "because we can not allow this business". For more information on how such a payment might look like, made, neither the White house nor the Ministry of Finance, as the "Wall Street Journal" reported.

"Pure bullying"

"It is completely unorthodox, that a President proposing that the United States take a share of a business, especially when it comes to a conclusion, he himself has threaded", cited the sheet the law Professor Carl Tobias of the University of Richmond. "The idea is also likely to be illegal and unethical." The sheet spoke of a "presidential demonstration of power, for which there seems to be no precedent".

Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 16:19

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