Maine Independent Senator Angus King is introducing legislation that would ban the social media app, TikTok, from operating in the United States. King, is teaming up with Senator Marco Rubio of Florida for The Averting the National Threat of Internet Surveillance, Oppressive Censorship and Influence, and Algorithmic Learning by the Chinese Communist Party Act.
The bill would prevent any social media platform if they are owned, wholly or in-part, by foreign regimes deemed adversarial.
Maine has banned any government devices tied to the state’s executive branch from using TikTok.
#BREAKING: Senator Angus King (I-Maine) is teaming up with Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) to introduce legislation that would ban TikTok from operating in the United States: https://t.co/AaC3k988tR
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) February 13, 2023