US judge denies new government bid to remove WeChat from US app stores

//US judge denies new government bid to remove WeChat from US app stores

US judge denies new government bid to remove WeChat from US app stores

A US judge in San Francisco on Friday rejected a Justice Department request to reverse a decision that allowed Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to continue to offer Chinese-owned WeChat for download in US app stores.US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler said the government’s new evidence did not change her opinion about the Tencent app. As it has with Chinese video app TikTok, the Justice Department has argued WeChat threatens national security.WeChat, which is operated by internet giant Tencent…

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