JOE BIDEN/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday that sets criteria for the government to evaluate the risk of apps connected to foreign adversaries, a move with implications for Chinese-owned sites like TikTok and WeChat. Biden revoked and replaced the three executive orders by then-President Donald Trump that sought to […]

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CHINA/SOCIAL MEDIA/TRUMP ADMIN: “TikTok, the video-sharing application owned by China-based ByteDance, filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. government challenging the Trump administration’s efforts to ban the company’s American operations… The Trump administration has expressed concern about U.S. data security and data privacy with several Chinese companies, including Huawei and WeChat. ByteDance argued that is […]

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CHINA/EXECUTIVE ORDERS/SOCIAL MEDIA/TECHNOLOGY: “[T]he spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by companies in the People’s Republic of China (China) continues to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States. To protect our Nation, I took action, in an Executive Order of August 6, 2020… to address […]

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