A judge granted a preliminary injunction last year to WeChat users in the US who said the government restrictions amounted to an outright ban in violation of their right of free speech. Photo: Bloomberg A judge granted a preliminary injunction last year to WeChat users in the US who said the government restrictions amounted to an outright ban in violation of their right of free speech. Photo: Bloomberg
A judge granted a preliminary injunction last year to WeChat users in the US who said the government restrictions amounted to an outright ban in violation of their right of free speech. Photo: Bloomberg

WeChat ban urged by US gets sceptical review by appeal court

  • The Trump administration is seeking to overturn an earlier decision to grant a preliminary injunction against US restrictions on the Chinese-owned app
  • Judge is concerned that restrictions are intended to make app disappear completely in the US, leaving no good alternative for millions of Chinese-American users

Topic |   US-China tech war
A judge granted a preliminary injunction last year to WeChat users in the US who said the government restrictions amounted to an outright ban in violation of their right of free speech. Photo: Bloomberg A judge granted a preliminary injunction last year to WeChat users in the US who said the government restrictions amounted to an outright ban in violation of their right of free speech. Photo: Bloomberg
A judge granted a preliminary injunction last year to WeChat users in the US who said the government restrictions amounted to an outright ban in violation of their right of free speech. Photo: Bloomberg
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