This is a bit of a weird story, that the Republicans claim won’t effect Riot, but in 45 days time, Tencent’s WeChat will effectively be banned from having transactions in the United States. Unsurprisingly, Tencents stock price took a dive, they’re fighting back through lawsuits already, but the ramifications are fairly large. Will this directly impact on Riot’s very ability to function? We’ll keep you posted.
BREAKING: Trump has signed executive order that prohibits transactions with TikTok and WeChat parent companies Bytedance and Tencent (!!), effective in 45 days
— Rod Breslau (@Slasher) August 7, 2020