本周 Free talk 前的话题讨论： 苹果一夜下架3万款中国应用 Banning Chinese APPs shows US bullying
In a regular news conference of the US State Department on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the US administration will step up its efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from the United States, claiming the Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok and messenger app WeChat are "significant threats", and it will expand its efforts to establish what the administration is calling a "clean network" — evidently one without any Chinese presence.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called the actions "a textbook case of bullying", and said the intention of the US administration was to protect the US' "monopoly position in technology".
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