A U.S. federal judge has blocked President Trump's TikTok ban just before it was set to take effect on Sunday. TikTok had received a one-week extension on the ban after a deal was announced in which Oracle and Walmart would acquire a stake in the U.S. operations of TikTok.
- The judge let stand the Nov. 12 deadline for the Oracle-Walmart-TikTok deal to be completed.
- The Commerce Department said it would comply with the judge's decision, but argued that the executive order banning TikTok from the U.S. market was consistent with U.S. law.
- A TikTok spokesperson said that the company "will continue defending our rights for the benefit of our community and employees."