Govt to ban 59 Chinese apps including TikTok

Govt to ban 59 Chinese apps including TikTok

Government has announced a ban on 59 such Chinese apps, including Tik Tok. Government has decided to disallow the usage of those apps both in mobile and non-mobile Internet-enabled devices.

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A government handout announcing the ban stated: "The Ministry of data Technology, invoking it’s power under section 69A of the knowledge Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the knowledge Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of data by Public) Rules 2009 and in sight of the emergent nature of threats has decided to ban 59 apps since in sight of data available they're engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order".

The handout further said that the Ministry of knowledge Technology has received "many representations raising concerns from citizens regarding security of data and risk to privacy concerning operation of certain apps".

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

Ban on 59 Chinese apps including TikTok

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


It further says that the move to ban these Chinese apps move will "safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users". This decision may be a targeted move to make sure safety and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace, it said.

Popular among youngsters, TikTok has the utmost number of users in India, followed by China and therefore the US.

TikTok crossed the two billion mark soon after surpassing the 1.5 billion mark within the half-moon of 2020. Out of the two billion, India clothed to be the most important driver with over 611 million downloads.

According to the report by Sensor Tower, TikTok crossed the two billion mark soon after surpassing the 1.5 billion mark within the half-moon of 2020. Out of the two billion, India clothed to be the most important driver with over 611 million downloads. The report revealed that TikTok’s surge in popularity was thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. People found TikTok to be most entertaining and interesting in quarantine.


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