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47 More Chinese apps banned in India

According to reports, the government of India decided to ban 47 more Chinese apps which are cloned application of 59 apps banned in India, the government prepared a list of 275 application which will examine for any user privacy or national security violations.


The list of the banned app is not declared by the government yet, but it may contain some kind of entertainment apps like Tik Tok, or games.


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 the information available they are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, the security of the state and public order”.

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