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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — The P.E.I. authorities is banning the favored social media app TikTok on all government-connected cell units.
The ban takes impact on Wednesday, March 1.
Provincial officers stated the ban comes as a measure to safeguard delicate authorities info, as TikTok’s information assortment strategies enable entry to extra info than is important for the app to perform.
Thus far, there have been no reported information breaches involving the P.E.I. authorities’s use of TikTok.
The ban brings P.E.I. in keeping with different jurisdictions, together with the federal authorities and different provincial counterparts, which have additionally prohibited the usage of
TikTok on government-managed units.
The brand new coverage doesn’t prohibit Islanders from utilizing TikTok on their private cell units.