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A judge has stalled the WeChat App Store ban

A federal judge in California has issued an injunction against President Trump's executive order banning WeChat.


The ruling, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler, will temporarily halt the Trump administration's attempt to block the use of the app in the U.S. In the ruling, Judge Beeler wrote that WeChat users who had filed a lawsuit against the ban had "shown serious questions going to the merits of the First Amendment claim," adding that "the balance of hardships tips in the plaintiffs favor."

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