Government employees will have until November this year to comply with a new regulation banning the sending and receiving of private emails at work, but regulators have not confirmed how wide the ban will stretch.
The new regulations announced by
Workers also are not allowed to open unsolicited mail, spam or emails that contain viruses and the ban will include use of independent email providers such as Hotmail,
They also must not alter the date, time, source of destination information on an email.
The new regulations, published in the government's
Other regulations relating to the use of the internet also are reiterated in the legislation.
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