Maryland bans TikTok in state agencies, latest state to act


              FILE - The TikTok logo is seen on a cell phone on Oct. 14, 2022, in Boston. Maryland is banning the use of TikTok and certain China and Russia-based platforms in the state’s executive branch of government, Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday, Dec. 6, the latest state to address cybersecurity risks presented by the platforms. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
            
              FILE - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks at an annual leadership meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition on Nov. 18, 2022, in Las Vegas. Maryland is banning the use of TikTok and certain China and Russia-based platforms in the state’s executive branch of government, Hogan said Tuesday, Dec. 6, the latest state to address cybersecurity risks presented by the platforms. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
            
              FILE - Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers makes his acceptance speech on Nov. 9, 2022, in Madison, Wis., after winning the governorship election. Wisconsin's Republican representatives in Congress on Tuesday, Dec. 6, called on Evers to delete the video platform TikTok from all state government devices, including his own, calling it a national security threat. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)
Maryland bans TikTok in state agencies, latest state to act