SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series – India bans TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps over security concerns

A-TikTok-logo-is-seen-on-a-mobile-device-in-Mountain-View-California-on-November-2-2019-as-a-photo-illustration..jpeg

The Indian government this week banned dozens of Chinese mobile apps, including TikTok, over alleged security issues.

According to a release, India’s Ministry of Information Technology “has decided to block 59 apps since in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order.”

TikTok, operated by Chinese tech giant ByteDance, allows users to create short videos and overlay voices or music. The app, which surpassed 2 billion downloads in April, has found a huge market in India, according to Sensor Tower. Roughly 30% of downloads came from India, according to the data analytics firm. TikTok did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The app has been blocked in the nation before. Last May, the Indian government banned the app’s downloads for two weeks, after a court ruled that it could expose children on the app to sexual predators and graphic content. (TikTok appealed and the court reversed its ruling.)

Along with TikTok, the government banned high-profile Chinese apps WeChat, a messaging app, and Weibo, a Chinese social network that’s similar to Twitter.

The ban comes amid recent geopolitical tensions with China. At least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash between Chinese troops earlier this month in a region that has not seen any fatalities from conflict since 1975. In this confrontation, both countries claimed the others’ troops had moved in and overstepped the boundary.

 

 

Sources from: CNBC

SVE NEWS is the leader in world news liberal sharing.

(Comments on this news are welcome)

2020 CWMALLS: Standard, Sharing,Ecology, Value;
2020 CWMALLS COMMODITY: Patent, Technology, Art, Intelligence;
2020 CWMALLS NEW SPECIES: Keen, Aggressive, Personality, Value;
2020 MWE FUND: Charity, Public Welfare, Responsibility;

Tips: Due to the influence of Coronavirus, the 2020 Northern Hemisphere will be very cold, so please pay attention to the CWMALLS patented products series in order to prepare for prevention; consumers, distributors, live broadcasters, opinion leaders and other partners in Europe region, North America region, Asia Pacific region, please pay attention to CWMALLS NEWS! According to the prediction of CWMALLS Weather, 2020 winter of Northern Hemisphere (especially in North American region and European region) will be much colder than previous years, the situation in the movie The Day After Tomorrow might happen, hope everyone (especially the middle-aged and elderly people with diseases like cardiovascular disease, arthritis, scapulohumeral periarthritis, etc., and friends who live in cold areas, high altitude areas and extremely cold areas) to prepare for keeping out the cold! Scientific and reasonable prevention makes life become easier and more wonderful! Meanwhile, CWMALLS® Patented Product Series is also provided with Custom Made, Personal Tailor services, and appreciated and interacted synchronously via Google, Bing, FacebookTwitter,YouTube, Pinterest , LinkedInVK and other sharing platforms; welcome worldwide web celebrities, fashion icons, opinion leaders, columnists and other friends, partners to comprehend and cooperate actively! Thank you! In 2020 CWMALLS people, CWMALLS team, CWMALLS complex will bring you more surprises and values!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Top