Staff, for example, are said to worry about their inability to contact family during work hours if their access to personal phones is removed.
"President Donald Trump has repeatedly complained about press leaks since taking office, but one official said the potential change isn't connected to concerns about unauthorized disclosures to news organizations", Bloomberg reports.
The ban would impact everyone working in the Executive Office of the President, according to the officials.Читайте также: At least 31 migrants dead after boat sinks near Libya
The White House already takes precautions with personal wireless devices, including by requiring officials to leave phones in cubbies outside of meeting rooms where sensitive or classified information is discussed.
Some staffers fear that such a ban would completely cut them off from relatives and friends on busy workdays, especially since you can't send texts on government-issued phones.
The White House's network already blocks employees from using popular internet communication services such as Gmail, Outlook.com, Skype, and Google Hangouts. Instead, they were assigned "burner" phones in case they became compromised by a cyber attack.
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