Government of india bans 59 chines apps including Tik Tok and may more by today evening .
The Ministry of Information Technology, on June 29, banned 59 mobile apps, saying they are engaged in activities which are “prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.
Government has announced a ban on 59 such Chinese apps, including Tik Tok. Government has decided to disallow the usage of these apps both in mobile and non-mobile Internet-enabled devices.
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In the notification, the ministry said it has received many complaints from various sources including several reports about misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside India. “The compilation of these data, its mining and profiling by elements hostile to national security and defence of India, which ultimately impinges upon the sovereignty and integrity of India, is a matter of very deep and immediate concern which requires emergency measures,” the ministry further said.