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Right now a judge has put Trump’s political efforts to beat on China on hold….
Those who were anticipating a disruption of WeChat and TikTok got some good news over the weekend.
On Sunday, a judge in San Francisco temporarily blocked a ban on the communications and social-media app WeChat ordered Friday by President Donald Trump. A separate administration order banning the video-sharing service TikTok from app stores was delayed by a week after the Chinese owners agreed under pressure from Washington to sell an ownership stake to several U.S. companies.
But if the bans on TikTok and WeChat are reimposed, the U.S. will quickly learn that it will take more than a White House order to make them stick. And while the bans were ordered in the name of national security to block Chinese government entities from using them against Americans, they could actually create security problems of their own.
WeChat is a vital service for many Chinese-speaking Americans who keep in touch with friends and family overseas, and it’s unreasonable to expect passive compliance during a global pandemic. In the event of a ban, the apps would remain available in app stores outside the U.S. Motivated users have already begun using virtual private networks to redirect internet traffic through an international router, making it appear as though the user is accessing content from a different geographical location….