The communist Chinese regime has been known to use consumer and enterprise technology companies for espionage. As a friend, China and their tech firms got the benefit of doubt so far. Now that China has shown its hand openly by attempting to seize Indian territory, the government is clear that it wants a Chinese-tech-mukt-Bharat.What message is the government sending with this ban?That India will safeguard its digital security and hit China where it hurts—in the pocketbook. Chinese apps, which are worth hundreds of billions of dollars, have been counting on India as a lucrative market. No longer. Money talks.Under which law did the government announce this ban?The Ministry of Information Technology has invoked its power under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009.Is it only TikTok being banned?This ban is not limited to … [Read more...] about Why has the clock run out on TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps in India?
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