UK bans TikTok on government devices

Follows similar measures in US, EU and New Zealand

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UK bans TikTok on government devices with immediate effect
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UK bans TikTok on government devices with immediate effect

The government has banned Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok from government devices, with immediate effect.

The ban will apply to work phones used by ministers and civil servants, but it will not extend to their personal phones. "This is a proportionate move based on a specific risk with government de...

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