The US Commerce Department has removed TikTok and WeChat from the list of prohibited transactions

The US Commerce Department announced on Monday that it was revoking a list of prohibited transactions with TikTok and WeChat that was released in September as part of the Trump administration’s effort to prevent fresh US downloads of the Chinese-owned applications. President Joe Biden rescinded a series of Trump-era executive orders earlier this month that attempted to prohibit new downloads of Tencent-owned WeChat and TikTok, and requested a Commerce Department