TikTok ask the court to prevent a US ban from taking effect

  • September 24, 2020
Last week the Commerce Department delayed plans to implement a ban that would prevent new downloads of the TikTok app by one week, pushing the deadline out to this coming Sunday as its owner negotiated a deal with the government, Oracle and Walmart….

Judge blocks US ban on WeChat app downloads

  • September 20, 2020
TikTok isn’t alone in avoiding a US ban, at least for now. Reuters reports that Judge Laurel Beeler has issued a preliminary injunction blocking a Commerce Department order that would remove WeChat from US app stores by the end of September 20th. Use…

What we know about Trump’s ‘ban’ on TikTok and WeChat

  • September 18, 2020
When the Department of Commerce said Friday that it would soon bar all new downloads of WeChat and TikTok from US App Stores, it marked the latest escalation in the weeks-long saga over TikTok’s future in America. The drama has been playing out since…

WeChat user alliance sues Trump administration over threatened ban

  • August 23, 2020
TikTok isn’t the only one suing the Trump administration over an executive order that could ban an app in the US. The Financial Times reports that the WeChat Users Alliance has sued the administration over the potential WeChat ban. The user group cla…

Trump executive order seeks to ban TikTok, WeChat in 45 days

  • August 7, 2020
A week ago Donald Trump said that he could and would ban the video sharing app TikTok, and on Thursday night he issued an executive order to block “transactions” with its parent company, ByteDance. It’s set to take effect in 45 days, which is just be…