Montana’s TikTok ban is unconstitutional and makes no sense


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Montana has become the first US state to ban TikTok, forbidding the popular social media app from operating within the state’s borders. The state law also compel s Apple and G oogle to drop TikTok from their app stores under penalty of a $10,000-per-day fine. “To protect Montanans’ personal and private data from the Chinese Communist Party, I have banned TikTok in Montana,” governor Greg Gianforte wrote on Twitter. Advertisement Only, the ban does neither of those things. And experts say it’s extremely unlikely to hold up in court. TikTok access is a First Amendment issue TikTok has received bipartisan...