New Jersey and Ohio are the latest states to ban TikTok on government-owned appliances on the grounds of cybersecurity concerns.
On Monday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, announced that the Chinese-owned video app would no longer be allowed on government devices.
Mr. Murphy, through a cybersecurity directive, prohibited the use of any “high-risk” software and service on government devices. This directive included not only TikTok but software from other Chinese-bas …