The U.S. government will ban tiktok and wechat app stores from downloading as early as September 20, Reuters reported. According to Reuters, the U.S. Department of Commerce plans to issue a new order on Friday, as early as September 20 (Sunday) to ban Americans from downloading popular video sharing app tiktok from app stores.In the past few weeks, tiktok's Chinese parent, byte hop, has been negotiating with U.S. companies such as Microsoft and Oracle, with the goal of creating a new company, tiktok global, to meet the trump administration's concerns about user data security.
The Ministry of Commerce's announcement also sets a separate time frame for tiktok, which will take effect on November 12. The rules, which began on November 12, include provisions that prevent U.S. companies from providing Internet hosting and services to tiktok. This may be a deal being negotiated between tiktok and Oracle. If trump approves, Oracle will provide tiktok with cloud services, which may give tiktok and Oracle more time to finalize a deal that satisfies the president.The order would also prohibit conduct within the United States The byte beat has been in serious negotiations with Oracle, the U.S. cloud computing company, for some time, and has proposed a deal called
The Commerce Department also said it would not seek to force Americans to delete or stop using the apps, but would ban further updates or downloads of new apps. A Commerce Department official said:
U.S. Commerce Department rules banning U.S. users from downloading tiktok and other Chinese funded applications, such as wechat, could be released as early as Friday, officials familiar with the matter told Reuters. According to reports, the rules will take effect as early as Sunday, September 20, banning the downloading of wechat and tiktok.
The U.S. Commerce Department's ban will be banned, Reuters saidAppleAnd Google offers any of these Chinese apps to U.S. users in its app store.It should be noted that these technology companies will still be allowed to offer applications such as tiktok to users outside the United States.And American companies will not be banned from doing business with Chinese funded applications, just as Wal Mart and Starbucks users are allowed to trade through wechat.