France bans TikTok, Facebook and Twitter on government devices

28/03/2023 | The Guardian

The French government has joined the list of countries banning TikTok from government devices over security grounds. However, in taking a more balanced approach, France has drawn the conclusion that: "Recreational applications do not have sufficient levels of cybersecurity and data protection to be deployed on government equipment. This ban applies immediately and uniformly. Exemptions may be granted on an exceptional basis," the translated statement reads. 

In this context, the ban will apply to Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, and CandyCrush et al. 

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