FL Rep: That Balloon Shows Why We Should Ban TikTok

Florida Politics reports:

The Florida Senate sponsor of legislation (SB 52) that would ban the use of the Chinese-owned TikTok in Florida schools is looking skyward for justification.

Sen. Danny Burgess told a national audience on Friday’s Fox & Friends that a Chinese spy balloon currently floating high above the northern tier of the United States illustrates why the controversial app, which critics say serves as a funnel of American information to communist China, should be prohibited in K-12 classrooms.

“With a high-altitude Chinese balloon over Montana right now, I think that this is very timely, and I think that everybody is going to wake up and realize this needs to be done across the country,” contended Burgess, a Republican who represents Pasco County.

Read the full article. Burgess has not explained how Florida schools are actually using TikTok.