PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 18: In this photo illustration the logo of Chinese media app for creating and sharing short videos WeChat is displayed on the screen of a smartphone on September 18, 2020 in Paris, France. The United States on Friday announced a ban on downloading TikTok and WeChat apps, which are very popular with young people, from Sunday, with the two Chinese apps facing accusations of spying for the benefit of China. (Photo Illustration by Chesnot/Getty Images)
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上月末時,美國政府針對 WeChat 的禁令因為加州法官 Laurel Beeler 的臨時禁止令而被擱置實施。當時法庭給出的理由是,雖然中國企業對美國科技、行動通訊領域確實可能造成「巨大」的威脅,但政府的禁令可能會在保證美國民眾言論自由這件事上引發「嚴重的問題」。之後司法部遞交了新的證據,但法官在判斷後,如今仍做出了駁回禁令要求的決定。

即便如此,司法部仍沒有要放棄的意思,他們已經決定向第九巡迴法院上訴,希望能逆轉 Beeler 法官的裁決。