Donald Trump’s WeChat Curbs Stopped by Judge for Ban in U.S.
Donald Trump administration’s ban on downloads of the popular WeChat
Chinese owned super application has been upheld by a federal court in San Francisco,
In addition after the Commerce Department order the application to be remove from smartphone app stores starting Sunday. It is a threat to national security.
Similarly, Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler issue a preliminary injunction at request of the US App Users Alliance,
Arguing that banning the app would violate the free-speech rights of millions of Chinese-speaking Americans to communicate with relatives Rely on WeChat for The United States & China.
As well as, hearing on Saturday Michael Drezner a lawyer defending the govt’s order argue that the concern face by US
In addition this app users not entitle him to the injunction,
Noting that their reliance on WeChat on China’s other social media There was a consequence of the ban Applications.
In their filings,
WeChat users argue that they relying on a ‘super–app to make phone calls, make video conferences, upload documents, share photos,
And make payments, making the app one of their daily lives.
Those made necessary for operation.
Moreover, at Friday Commerce Department announce a ban on downloads for both WeChat & Chinese own video sharing platform TikTok over national security concerns.
However, the ban on Tiktok has push back a week after the company announce plans to sell its 20% stake to Oracle & Walmart.