Connecticut Should Ban More Than Apps To Protect Its Privacy

The Connecticut General Assembly is moving closer to a TikTok ban on state devices. About the potential ban, State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff said, “We hear more and more from the federal government and others about privacy concerns.” If citizens of the Constitution State knew that between 2015 and 2023, the state spent over $8 Million on dangerous technology already restricted by U.S. military and intelligence agencies due to its connection to the Chinese government and military, they would demand these purchases be banned, as well.China Tech Threat’s (CTT) recent research shows Connecticut spent $8,837,583 on restricted technology by Lexmark and Lenovo. As detailed in our fact sheet, the Office of the Governor, the Division of Criminal Justice,… Read More