Biden overturned Trump’s decree banning TikTok

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Biden overturned Trump’s decree banning TikTok

10.06.2021 News

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday, June 9, signed a decree lifting restrictions against Chinese services TikTok and WeChat, imposed by former President Donald Trump. The press service of the White House reports.

This is a decree of August 2020 on restrictions against the Chinese companies ByteDance and Tencent, which own the video service TikTok and messenger WeChat.

Trump’s decree forbade Americans from doing any business with these companies, including buying advertising from them. U.S. residents who violate this ban could be fined.

“The following decrees are revoked: executive decree of August 6, 2020 on counteracting the threat from TikTok and taking additional measures, executive decree of August 6, 2020, on counteracting the threat from WeChat, executive decree of January 5, 2021, on counteracting the threat of applications and other software developed or controlled by Chinese companies, “the text reads.

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