Ban on Chinese apps: How it may impact TikTok, other companies

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on June 30, 2020
The government has banned 59 Chinese apps in "a targeted move to ensure the safety and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace." The IT ministry said the apps listed, including ByteDanceโ€™s TikTok, WeChat, and others owned by Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu and Xiaomi "engaged in activities prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India,...

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Published on June 30, 2020 -  03:47
Indians support Centre's decision of banning Chinese apps
The Central Government banned 59 mobile apps including TikTok, UC Browser and other Chinese apps on June 29. Tik Tok has been removed from Apple's App Store and Google Play Store. TikTok star Sweety Singh, who had over 1 million followers on the app, welcomed the government's decision to ban Chinese apps. Tik Too users were seen deleting the app from there phonesa day after the app was banned by the Centre. As per Government of India, these apps are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of the state and public order. Delhiites also welcomed the decision to remove Chinese apps.

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