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When the music stops

TikTok's legal dance with a Vietnamese music titan

Major online Vietnamese content platform VNG is suing TikTok in Vietnam. VNG Corporation is a Vietnamese tech platform, founded in 2004, which focuses on digital content, online entertainment, social networking, and e-commerce. One of its subsidiary is app and web based a music streaming service, Zing MP3. Zing also owns rights to certain music especially Vietnamese music.

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