China appeals for fair treatment after latest TikTok bans
It means politicians who keep using the Chinese-owned video platform on their own mobiles will not be breaking any rules by doing so, but face calls to quit anyway.
China has for decades banned leading American internet firms from its market on national security grounds, but America has never reciprocated.
Dowden said that experts had conducted a risk assessment of third-party apps in relation to sensitive government data.
Restricting the use of TikTok on government devices is a prudent and proportionate step following advice from our cyber security experts,
This is a proportionate move based on a specific risk with government devices,
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