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How will Donald Trump’s actions towards China effect the digital landscape?

TikTok and Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled sweeping bans on U.S. transactions with the Chinese owners of messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok, escalating a high-stakes confrontation with Beijing over the future of the global tech industry. The ban on U.S. transactions with Tencent, one of the world’s biggest internet companies, portends further fracturing of the global internet and severing of long-standing ties between the tech industries in the United States and China. These actions from Mr Trump will have an effect on how the Western digital landscape will look going forward, hence interesting to follow.

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