Tuesday, 26 January 2021

India issues permanent ban for 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and WeChat

The Indian government banned over 250 mobile apps in the span of several months, citing issues with data collection and user privacy. Some of them include the popular TikTok, WeChat, Baidu, Alibaba’s main browser UC Browser, several Xiaomi-related apps, and lots of games. Today, the Asian country has followed through and completely banned 59 apps after company representatives failed to impress the government with their responses over key matters like data security and privacy. The permanent ban is under Section 69A of the IT Act, accusing the apps of engaging in activities...

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