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Monday, July 27, 2020

47 more Chinese apps are banned in India, 275 apps are also on the radar, including PUBG

47 more Chinese apps are banned in India, 275 apps are also on the radar, including PUBG

  • All banned apps are clone apps of 59 previously banned apps
  • According to the report, the government informed the owners of all the apps to ban the app
  • The government is monitoring apps that pose a threat to the country's security and deliver data to the Chinese government
  • According to the report, the government may also ban 250 apps, including PUBG

These apps were directly or indirectly affecting user data after which these 47 apps have been banned. ...

The government banned 59 apps last month, citing user data privacy. According to media reports, the government has banned 47 more Chinese apps after these. Last Friday, the government decided to ban these 47 apps. The government has once again taken a tough decision to stop the theft of data of Indian users by Chinese app companies. This decision of the government has been taken just a few days after the ban of 59 apps. These apps have also been ordered to be banned in view of the violation of users' data privacy.

Last month, the government banned 59 apps, including TikTok, CamScanner, Shareit, UC Browser. According to reports, the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has found these apps directly or indirectly involved in data theft. After which these 47 applications have been banned. After banning 59 apps last month, the government had said that the data of Indian users could not become profit elements in any way. It affects India's national security and sovereignty. All 59 apps were removed from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store with immediate effect following a government order.

After these 59 and 47 apps banned by the government, 275 more apps are also on the government's radar, including many more apps including PUBG. Most of these 275 apps are from Xiaomi and Alibaba Group. In addition to these apps, there are apps from Byte Dance, ULike and many other Chinese companies. All these apps are being closely monitored by the government. These 275 apps are also showing the possibility of data leaks of Indian users. The government is constantly monitoring these apps to protect India's cyber security.

According to the report of ET, 14 apps of Xiaomi including Capcut, FaceU etc. have been put on the radar. Apps from Chinese Internet and other companies like Meitu, LBE Tech, Perfect Corp, Sina Corp, Netease Games, Yoozoo Global etc. are also on the radar. Data leaks are also being reported by these apps. A total of 275 apps, including these, are currently on the radar, which could be banned at any time.


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