Tiktok Banned: Government Bans 59 Chinese Apps Including Shareit, UC Browser, And WeChat

Tiktok Banned: Government Bans 59 Chinese Apps Including Shareit, UC Browser, And WeChat

 

The government on Monday issued a release banning 59 mobile apps, which are prejudicial to the state’s security and public order.

Tiktok has been banned by the government with 58 more apps including Shareit, UC Browser, WeChat, and others. A common factor of these various apps? They are all made by Chinese companies. The government stated in its notice that these apps are pre-eminent for India’s sovereignty and integrity, defense of India, the security of the state and public order.

According to a release by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MEITY), the Ministry has withheld the provisions of Section 69 of the IT Act, as well as the provisions of the IT Rules, “in view of information”. TikTok banned Available are engaged in activities which are biased towards India’s sovereignty and integrity, defense of India, the security of the state and public order. “Reportedly, MEITY has issued orders for Google and Apple to ban these 59 apps in 24 hours.

Tiktok Banned: Government Bans 59 Chinese Apps Including Shareit, UC Browser, And WeChat

A closer look at the 59 app reveals that the common thread is their Chinese origin, but otherwise, it is a very diverse set. In addition to Tickcock, which is probably the best-known app on the list, it includes Sheen, an online apparel retailer, Shareit, and ES File Explorer, used to move and manage files, Halo and Like, which are social Network. TikTok banned TikTok, news aggregator Newsdog, the popular browser UC browser, and the strategy game Clash of Kings.

Several companies on the list were among those who were highlighted by Congress leaders on Sunday, as donated to the PM Cars Fund. TikTok earned Rs. 30 crores to the fund, while Xiaomi with two apps in the restricted list has raised Rs. 100 million.

According to MEITY, it includes representatives ranging from citizens to the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) and also includes bipartisan concerns about apps both within and outside Parliament.

Tiktok Banned: Government Bans 59 Chinese Apps Including Shareit, UC Browser, And WeChat

created to stop working, in addition to deleting the app stores Can be downloaded so that they cannot be downloaded.

The Ticktock was previously blocked in India – it was removed from two stores last year – but later reinstated. A few months later, both Tiktok and Halo faced a ban on “anti-national activities”, but in this case, it was able to continue.

The current ban is related to the conflict between India and China and, therefore, it is less clear whether it would be easier to resolve in the past. TikTok banned China’s antiwar sentiment has seen Make in India manufacturing companies, such as Oppo’s companies, go rogue, and the brand had to reconsider holding a live launch event for one of its latest phones in the country.

All that can be said with certainty is that the current ban is a big opportunity for apps that are made in India, from Mitteron to Spark.

The complete list of 59 apps was included as an attachment and includes everything from chat apps TikTok banned to devices like ES File Explorer to games. It is difficult to understand why these specific apps were chosen. The complete list of restricted apps is as follows.

 

  1.  TikTok
  2.  Shareit
  3. Kwai
  4. UC Browser
  5. Baidu map
  6. Shein
  7. Clash of Kings
  8. DU battery saver
  9. Helo
  10.  Likee
  11.  YouCam makeup
  12.  Mi Community
  13.  CM Browers
  14.  Virus Cleaner
  15.  APUS Browser
  16.  ROMWE
  17.  Club Factory
  18.  Newsdog
  19.  Beauty Plus
  20.  WeChat
  21.  UC News
  22.  QQ Mail
  23.  Weibo
  24.  Xender
  25.  QQ Music
  26.  QQ Newsfeed
  27.  Bigo Live
  28.  SelfieCity
  29.  Mail Master
  30.  Parallel Space
  31.  Mi Video Call — Xiaomi
  32.  WeSync
  33.  ES File Explorer
  34.  Viva Video — QU Video Inc
  35.  Meitu
  36.  Vigo Video
  37.  New Video Status
  38.  DU Recorder
  39.  Vault-Hide
  40.  Cache Cleaner DU App studio
  41.  DU Cleaner
  42.  DU Browser
  43.  Hago Play With New Friends
  44.  Cam Scanner
  45.  Clean Master — Cheetah Mobile
  46.  Wonder Camera
  47.  Photo Wonder
  48.  QQ Player
  49.  We Meet
  50.  Sweet Selfie
  51.  Baidu Translate
  52.  Vmate
  53.  QQ International
  54.  QQ Security Center
  55.  QQ Launcher
  56.  U Video
  57.  V fly Status Video
  58.  Mobile Legends
  59. DU Privacy

 

  

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