Neither TikTok nor WeChat would seem a national security threat to the United States; TikTok is for sharing short-form videos and is awash with images of people lip-synching to songs, while WeChat is a rival to the messaging system WhatsApp. Photo: ReutersNeither TikTok nor WeChat would seem a national security threat to the United States; TikTok is for sharing short-form videos and is awash with images of people lip-synching to songs, while WeChat is a rival to the messaging system WhatsApp. Photo: Reuters
Neither TikTok nor WeChat would seem a national security threat to the United States; TikTok is for sharing short-form videos and is awash with images of people lip-synching to songs, while WeChat is a rival to the messaging system WhatsApp. Photo: Reuters
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Donald Trump’s version of ‘Great Firewall’ hurts American firms, too

  • US president’s actions against Chinese tech companies are not just misguided but also self-defeating

Neither TikTok nor WeChat would seem a national security threat to the United States; TikTok is for sharing short-form videos and is awash with images of people lip-synching to songs, while WeChat is a rival to the messaging system WhatsApp. Photo: ReutersNeither TikTok nor WeChat would seem a national security threat to the United States; TikTok is for sharing short-form videos and is awash with images of people lip-synching to songs, while WeChat is a rival to the messaging system WhatsApp. Photo: Reuters
Neither TikTok nor WeChat would seem a national security threat to the United States; TikTok is for sharing short-form videos and is awash with images of people lip-synching to songs, while WeChat is a rival to the messaging system WhatsApp. Photo: Reuters
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