United States – US Department of Commerce formally lifts ban on TikTok and WeChat
Washington, 21 (Europa Press)
The United States Department of Commerce has formally revoked restrictions that were applied to TikTok and WeChat and prevented the country’s companies and citizens from transacting with these companies, thus leading to Donald Trump’s One of the last resorts approved during the tenure was undone. as President of the United States of America.
As the department explained in a statement sent to the Federal Register, US BOE, this new decision thus follows an executive order approved by President Biden on June 9.
The new regulatory framework approved by the country’s current administration replaces three executive orders signed by Trump to restrict the use of these social networks, among other Chinese communications and finance applications. Orders approved by Biden are more general and based on a number of criteria, rather than being directed to specific applications or companies.
The White House insisted two weeks ago that the Biden administration is “committed to promoting a secure, reliable, interoperable and open Internet, protecting human rights ‘online’ and ‘offline’ and supporting the global digital economy and vibrant “
As such, the executive order approved by Biden includes a “rigorous” decision framework and a series of criteria and facts to deal with any risks posed by the country’s telecommunications software applications.
TikTok was never effectively banned in the United States because justice allowed it to continue operating until it was determined whether the Trump-approved rule was in line with the law.
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