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Commerce Department bans use of TikTok and WeChat in U.S.

CBS News Friday, 18 September 2020
Order seeks to "combat China's malicious collection of American citizens' personal data," Commerce Secretary says.
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News video: Deadline to Download TikTok or WeChat in U.S.? Trump, Commerce Department Say Sunday

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On Friday, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced prohibitions on downloads of WeChat and TikTok beginning on Sept. 20 to "safeguard the national security of the United States."

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