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US issues executive orders banning businesses from working with WeChat and TikTok

on Aug 7, 2020 | 0 comments

By Shawn Lim

President Donald Trump has passed two executive orders prohibiting American companies from doing business with WeChat and TikTok.

The order comes into effect in 45 days, after the deadline set by president Trump for Microsoft and TikTok-owner Bytedance to hammer out a deal for a takeover of the platform’s US operations.

“Additional steps must be taken to deal with the national emergency with respect to the information and communications technology and services supply chain,” said Trump.

“The spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by companies in the People‘s Republic of China (China) continues to threaten the Read full story ›

Source: The Drum