US court grants injunction blocking WeChat restrictions

A federal court in the Northern District of California has granted WeChat Users Alliance’s motion for a preliminary injunction, which temporarily blocks the US Commerce Department from enforcing an order restricting US-based mobile app stores from providing services to WeChat. The restrictions were due to come into force on 20 September 2020 (see post). Order here. The judge found in …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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