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Federal judge stops Trump administration's ban on WeChat app

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

A federal judge in California blocked the Trump administration's ban on the Chinese app WeChat that was set to take effect on Sunday.
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Judge Puts Trump's WeChat Download Ban on Hold

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The California judge's ruling comes less than one day before a federal ban blocking downloads of the multi-purpose messaging app was set to take effect.
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A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration's WeChat download ban

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration's WeChat download ban

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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A federal judge in California on Saturday issued a temporary injunction against the Trump administration's download ban on WeChat, the Chinese-owned social media messaging app, that was slated to begin Sunday.
"The court grants the motion on the ground that the plaintiffs have shown serious questions going to the merits of the First Amendment claim, the balance of hardships tips in the plaintiffs' favor, and the plaintiffs establish sufficiently the other elements for preliminary-injunctive relief," read the Saturday ruling by Laurel Beeler, the US Magistrate Judge...
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Judge blocks Trump administration order to remove WeChat from app stores

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The judge early Sunday stopped the Commerce Department from requiring Apple and Alphabet's Google to remove the Chinese-owned messaging app.
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Judge hits pause on Trump administration's WeChat ban

Judge hits pause on Trump administration's WeChat ban

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A judge has temporarily halted the ban on Chinese messaging app WeChat slated to go into effect Sunday night, striking a blow to the Trump administration's clampdown on technology companies with suspected loyalties to Beijing.
Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler determined Sunday that restrictions placed on WeChat could violate the First Amendment rights of its users in the United States, who lawyers have argued would lose an essential method of communication for Chinese speakers.
"The prohibited transactions burden substantially more speech than is necessary to serve the government's...
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