Indian Government Banned 59 Chinese Apps. Find Out WHY!


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As international tensions mount along the border continue, the Indian Government has decided to ban Chinese apps. One thing to take note is that only those apps that divert data and those with privacy issues, have been banned, not all of them.

The Government of India has announced a ban on 59 Chinese apps in total, including Tik Tok, which access users data. the usage of such apps is banned both in the mobile and non-mobile Internet-enabled devices.

A government press release announcing the ban stated, “The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking it’s power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and in view of the emergent nature of threats has decided to block 59 apps since in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.”

This press release further stated that the Indian Information Technology Ministry has received “many representations raising concerns from citizens regarding security of data and risk to privacy relating to operation of certain apps.”

the press release mentioned, “The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) has also received many representations from citizens regarding security of data and breach of privacy impacting upon public order issues.

The move to ban these Chinese apps move will ensure safety and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace. This move has been taken to safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users. This decision is a targeted move to , the press release continued.

The List Of Apps Banned

TikTok
Shareit
Kwai
UC Browser
Baidu map
Shein
Clash of Kings
DU battery saver
Helo
Likee
YouCam makeup
Mi Community
CM Browers
Virus Cleaner
APUS Browser
ROMWE
Club Factory
Newsdog
Beutry Plus
WeChat
UC News
QQ Mail
Weibo
Xender
QQ Music
QQ Newsfeed
Bigo Live
SelfieCity
Mail Master
Parallel Space
Mi Video Call Xiaomi
WeSync
ES File Explorer
Viva Video QU Video Inc
Meitu
Vigo Video
New Video Status
DU Recorder
Vault- Hide
Cache Cleaner DU App studio
DU Cleaner
DU Browser
Hago Play With New Friends
Cam Scanner
Clean Master Cheetah Mobile
Wonder Camera
Photo Wonder
QQ Player
We Meet
Sweet Selfie
Baidu Translate
Vmate
QQ International
QQ Security Center
QQ Launcher
U Video
V fly Status Video
Mobile Legends
DU Privacy

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