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University of Florida Strongly Discourages Use of Tik Tok

January 13, 2023

Via: JD Supra

In an email sent on January 12, 2023, the University of Florida’s Vice President and CIO, Elias G. Eldayrie, states: “Prominent experts continue highlighting TikTok as a national security concern, pointing to the possibility that foreign governments may use TikTok to control data collection, influence TikTok’s recommendation algorithm, and compromise personal devices.”

Furthermore, Mr. Elias pointed out the concerns that the TikTok U.S. Privacy Policy indicates they, “may collect biometric identifiers and biometric information … such as faceprints and voiceprints, from your User Content.”

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