Montana bans TikTok

The United State wanted to ban TikTok since 2020 but today it’s the first time that it get close to do it, with the announcement that the state of Montana will ban TikTok completely in 2024, giving the social network a fine of $10k for every day they disobey the law.

Montana ban tiktok

In August 2020, former President Donald Trump issued an executive order that would ban TikTok in the United States. The order cited concerns that the app, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, could potentially compromise national security or be used to collect data on American citizens.
The Trump administration argued that the Chinese government could use TikTok to collect data on American users, including their location, browsing history, and other personal information. This information could be used for espionage, blackmail, or other nefarious purposes.
And all these fear because tiktok form part of ByteDance .
ByteDAnce is a technology company based in Beijing, China, that owns and operates various popular mobile apps, including the social media platform TikTok. It was founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming and is now considered one of the world's most valuable startups, with a valuation of over $100 billion.
ByteDance is known for its use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies to power its apps, which include short video apps like Douyin (the Chinese version of TikTok), as well as news aggregator app Toutiao and video editing app CapCut. The company has a global presence and has offices in countries around the world, including the United States.

In response TikTok post twitter that will keep fighting to protect theirs and theirs users’ rights.