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As a foreign sovereign state, China can take a more creative approach to responding—or not—to lawsuits filed against it in U.S. courts concerning the coronavirus.
TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance have filed a complaint against the Trump Administration in the Federal District Court for the Central District of California. The lawsuit seeks to prevent the U.S. government from banning TikTok, a popular mobile app, without affording its owners “due process of law.” The complaint argues that the ban was issued “for political reasons rather than because of an ‘unusual and extraordinary threat’ to the United States.”
The U.S. government should start thinking now about how states might apply law tech to international law settings and should consider how foreign governments, especially China’s, might use it in ways that cut against U.S. foreign policy goals.
Summer in the South China Sea—a hardened U.S. policy, extensive naval operations and a Twitter skirmish.
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