wechat and tiktok ban blocked by us judge trump approves tiktok deal

WeChat and TikTok avoided the ban by the US Commerce Department at the 11th hour – the ban was supposed to go into effect on Sunday, however US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler blocked it, saying it raises serious questions about the first amendment (which guarantees freedom of speech).

WeChat was looking at a complete disruption of its US operations while TikTok was given a grace period as owner ByteDance keeps negotiating with US companies for a deal that would satisfy the national security concerns which are cited as the main reason for the ban.

Such a deal looked dead in the water on…

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