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California court halts ban on WeChat, for the moment

Monday 21 September 2020 | 08:50 CET | News
A US judge has ruled in favour of those that filed a motion to halt the banning of WeChat, which was set to take place on 20 September. This means Apple and Google do not have to remove Tencent's WeChat app from their respective stores. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Tencent / TikTok / WeChat
Countries: United States
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