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European Commission bans staff from using TikTok on work devices

Employees given until 15 March to comply amid concerns over app’s Chinese ownership

The EU’s executive body has banned its thousands of staff from using TikTok, as governments and officials become increasingly concerned over the company’s data practices and Chinese ownership.

The European Commission sent an email to employees ordering them to delete the app from all work phones and devices, and any personally owned ones that use the commission’s apps and email. Employees have until 15 March to comply.

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