Sunday, June 4, 2023

Tiktok was banned in the state of Montana, USA: Keys to the case

A law enacted in the state of Montana, a region in the northern United States, TikTok bans the use of the application, The ban became formal on May 17 with the signature of Governor Greg Gianforte.

The announcement of the ban stirred social network feedback, Vishal filed the lawsuit with the aim of “protecting both the business and the hundreds of users”.

In addition, Tiktok representative, Created on September 7, 2016, He insisted that: “The recently passed law in Montana is unconstitutional simply because it attacks the right to free speech.”

The same view is shared by five users of the network: they filed a legal challenge before a Montana court. In general, everyone said that the action violated the right to free expression.

Furthermore, for some opponents of the measure, it is an issue that has to do with national security, i.e. The decision should not be made independently in the state.

For their part, some American politicians have defended the decision, noting that the company is under the control of the Chinese government and This could turn out to be an espionage tactic in the service of Beijing.

For example, the governor of montana himself He said on his Twitter account that he supports the ban. The reason behind the measure for them is: “to protect the personal and private data of Montana residents from the Chinese Communist Party.”

In March this year, Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok Faced off against Republicans and Democrats in the US Congress to respond to the idea ‘Chinese power’ infiltrated North American society through social networks and wreaked havoc on the physical and mental health of the users.

Chew continues to promote measures to reassure the US, most recently adopted by that country to leave the storage and supervision of US citizens’ data in charge of companies in that country.

However, it is not just the state of Montana that has banned TikTok. United Kingdom did the same and applied it to the legislators of the country, did the same The European Commission why Australia On mobile devices owned by the government.

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