The app is suing Montana’s state wide ban and citing the violation of the first amendment.
WASHINGTON (Reuters)—TikTok Inc on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the state of Montana's new ban on use of the Chinese-owned short-video app.
TikTok filed a lawsuit against the state of Montana on Monday over its ban of the social media app.
The app owned by China-based ByteDance filed a legal challenge to Montana’s law banning the social media platform in the state.
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TikTok on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the US state of Montana’s new ban on use of the Chinese-owned app, the first state to bar the popular short-video sharing service. TikTok argues the ban, which would take effect on Jan. 1, violates First Amendment rights of the company and users. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District […]
TikTok sued Montana on Monday, just days after Governor Greg Gianforte signed a law that would ban the app in the state. It's the company's first official move to the block the ban. The new law — SB 419 — is the first state-wide ban of the app, and it's easily the most aggressive ban in the U.S. It follows a ban prohibiting the use of TikTok on government devices in Montana, a far less controversial ruling that mirrors similar bans in other states. SB 419 will go into effect on January 1, 2024...
ViewTikTok sued in U.S. district court Monday to challenge Montana's statewide ban of the app, arguing that the ban represents a violation of users' First Amendment rights.TikTok also took issue with Montana's national security justifications.Montana said part of its reason for banning the app was because TikTok's access to user data presented a privacy risk to users, specifically from China and from TikTok's parent company ByteDance. "Foreign adversaries' collection and use of Montanans'...
The lawsuit by TikTok itself follows one filed last week by five content creators who made the same arguments, including that the state of Montana has no authority to take action on matters of national security. Both lawsuits were filed in federal court in Missoula.
"We are challenging Montana's unconstitutional TikTok ban," the company said.