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TikTok Broke the Tech Law Logjam. Can That Success Be Repeated?

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The quick approval of legislation to address TikTok was a notable event in federal tech law. It hinted at growing momentum for further regulations on tech giants, as several bills were introduced to rein in their business practices. However, experts believe that the swift passage of the TikTok legislation is unlikely to be repeated. Lawmakers are still divided on the details of legislative proposals, and the powerful lobbying efforts of Silicon Valley have hindered progress. Conditions are expected to worsen before the November election. The TikTok law, driven by the Biden administration and concerns over national security, created a rare bipartisan moment. The House combined the bill with an aid package to prompt Senate passage.