India bans TikTok, other Chinese apps amid border standoff

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian TikTok users awoke Tuesday to a notice from the popular short-video app saying their data would be transferred to an Irish subsidiary, a response to India's ban on dozens of Chinese apps amid a military standoff between the two countries.

The quick workaround showed the ban was largely symbolic since...

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Published 2 weeks ago -  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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