A reflection of the US flag is seen on the signs of the WeChat and TikTok apps in this illustration picture taken September 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters A reflection of the US flag is seen on the signs of the WeChat and TikTok apps in this illustration picture taken September 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A reflection of the US flag is seen on the signs of the WeChat and TikTok apps in this illustration picture taken September 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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TikTok and WeChat get reprieve as US Commerce Department removes apps from prohibited transactions list

  • The Biden administration has reversed the Trump-era rule from last September that sought to limit the use of the Chinese apps
  • Under new rules, the Commerce Department is tasked with assessing any apps associated with foreign adversaries and their national security risks

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A reflection of the US flag is seen on the signs of the WeChat and TikTok apps in this illustration picture taken September 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters A reflection of the US flag is seen on the signs of the WeChat and TikTok apps in this illustration picture taken September 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A reflection of the US flag is seen on the signs of the WeChat and TikTok apps in this illustration picture taken September 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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