WeChat Litigation Put On Hold At Request Of U.S. Government LawyersLawyers representing the United States asked a San Francisco federal court on Thursday to suspend litigation over the government's attempt to shut down the WeChat messaging app in the United States.
Fed Judge in San Francisco Denies Request to Unblock Trump Shutdown of WeChat in U.S.A federal judge in San Francisco denied a request by the U.S. Department of Commerce to suspend a Sept. 20 preliminary injunction blocking an executive order issued by President Trump that would shut down the WeChat messaging app in the U.S.
Justice Department Asks Judge To Allow Immediate Ban On WeChat In U.S. During AppealThe Justice Department is asking a federal judge in San Francisco to suspend a ruling allowing the WeChat messaging app to continue to operate in the U.S. while the government files an appeal.
WeChat: Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration WeChat Ban; Govt. Offered 'Scant Little Evidence' Ban Addressed National Security Concerns A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction blocking the ban on U.S. downloads of WeChat and other functions from going into force as scheduled by order of President Donald Trump on Sunday night.
Federal Judge in San Francisco Hears Motion to Block Trump's Impending WeChat BanIn a rare Saturday afternoon hearing, a federal judge in San Francisco heard a motion by a user group hoping to block Pres. Trump's executive order limiting the China-based messaging app WeChat in the United States.
Bay Area Families Could Lose Contact With Relatives In China If WeChat BannedMillions of users of the WeChat social media and messaging platform are bracing for the possible Sunday shut down the app, fearing it will effectively sever lines of communication with family and friends in China.
University Of California Tells Students Not To Use WeChat, WhatsApp In ChinaUniversity of California students and faculty have been warned not to use messaging apps and social media while visiting China, for fear their communications could be used against them by the country's law enforcement agencies.
WeChat Owner Takes A Big Stake In SnapchatThe parent company of Snapchat said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that Tencent and its affiliates have purchased over 145 million of its shares.