59 apps have been banned by the Modi government, including TikTok in India. The government has taken this decision as a threat to defense, security and privacy.
After this decision of the government, a clarification has been given on behalf of TikTok.
Tiktok did not provide any information about the clarification but also did not give the data to China.
Banned 59 apps including Tiktok
The Modi government has banned 59 apps including Tiktok in the country.
The government has taken this decision as a threat to defense, security and privacy.
- After this decision of the government, a clarification has been given on behalf of Tiktok.
- He has said that information of any user has not been given to other countries, even China.
- The news agency PTI quoted Tiktok as saying that the government’s order was being followed,
- But no Indian users’ information was shared with any other country on its behalf, even with China.
- No. The Modi government has yesterday (29 June) banned 59 apps including Tiktok.
- This decision of the government is being seen as a strong message for China amidst tension in Ladakh.
Tiktok has said that clarification was sought from the government.
The Indian government has given an interim order to block 59 apps, including Tiktok
Nikhil Gandhi, India head of Tiktok said, “The Indian government has given an interim order to block 59 apps, including Tiktok,
- We are in the process of following this order.
- We were called on behalf of the relevant departments of the government and were given an opportunity to give clarification.”
- Nikhil Gandhi also said that we keep the privacy and integrity of the user at the top.
However, the government’s claim is different and very serious.
Central Government decision Tiktok Ban on 29 June
Giving information about their decision on 29 June, the central government said that we were getting information about the misuse of these apps,
- Users’ data is being transferred outside India to other countries.
- Therefore, keeping in view the country’s safety, security, sovereignty, integrity and privacy of the people,
- It has been decided to ban 59 apps.
- The Central Government has decided this under Section 69-A of the IT Act.
- The government has said that these apps were a threat to India’s sovereignty and integrity,
Sso they have been banned in mobile and non-mobile internet devices.