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Union Government Bans 59 Chinese Applications Including Tiktok And Camscanner But They Won't Disappear Overnight

Lawstreet Journal 30 Jun 2020 9:20pm

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India and China, two strong Asian countries have been engaged in an intense border struggle since May 2020. The core of this dispute is the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between Ladakh, India, and Aksai Chin. This line was drawn after the Sino-Indian war in 1962. With major clashes at key strategic positions in Galwan Valley and Pangong Tso lake along the line, the incursion and occupation of Chinese troops in the Indian territory has become a dispute gaining worldwide attention. The intensity of the situation has been on heat leading to loss of multiple lives in June 2020.

The Indian government has taken measures like stopping exports from China on ports. The Chinese government has retaliated accordingly, and its custom department is now holding Indian exports. At such a time with important decisions being taken on both sides, the Indian regime has now acted on the technological field by banning certain Chinese applications. 

A total of 59 applications have been banned. Significant names like TikTok and CamScanner have been included in the list. The decision came on 29th June 2020 with sources informing that the data feed to these apps will be cut off in the next two days and the applications or their updates would not be available on any mobile application store.


Reason behind the ban:

The reason behind such a move has been the alleged theft of data. These apps according to the government sources, take the data from users and it eventually ends up in the hands of the… Continue Reading...

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