[Global Times reporter Zhao Fengying] “the US ban on tiktok and wechat is definitely the beginning of a serious” Balkanization “network US President trump recently signed an executive order to “ban” wechat and tiktok in 45 days. This news shocked the outside world. French newspaper Le Monde criticized it on the 9th. According to Le Monde, computer codes are protected in the United States and Trump’s executive order is unconstitutional. However, this does not mean that he cannot do so. As the enactment of the act is vague, it is difficult to assess the specific consequences. But many experts and scholars are worried about the future development trend of the Internet. EVA Gore Palin, director of network security at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, stressed: “if tiktok is banned in the United States, it will lead to more serious” Balkanization “of the Internet Gore Palin said that people may have fantasized that the Internet can create a world of free travel, regardless of region and user. But now, the Internet has been imposed on regional barriers, and has been further and further away from the original intention of Internet designers. < p > < p > according to the French echo, many American enterprises, including Starbucks and Nike, may not be able to bypass wechat if they want to enter China. Unlike Facebook and instagram, wechat has developed multiple functions that integrate communication, e-commerce and even mobile payment. In addition, for a large number of Chinese students living in the United States, Chinese and Americans who have contacts with China, wechat is an essential communication tool. The ambiguity of the US government’s ban has exacerbated anxiety.