59 Chinese Apps Banned In India Like Tiktok, Helo

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Chinese companies have long been suspected of building backdoor in their hardware and software, a reason why many governments worldwide have become uneasy at the prospect of deploying Chinese-made 5G networking equipment.

Chinese app tiktok banned
Chinese app tiktok banned

In a major move, the central government on Monday decided to ban 59 mobile applications linked to China based on national security. A formal order, calling for phone companies to block applications, came weeks after discussions with China began long before the Ladakh border deadlock. But government officials told Hindustan Times that the deliberations were swift after a violent June 15 clash between soldiers in the Galvan Valley of eastern Ladakh.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who had given his full support to block applications related to China, signed the recommendation of Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Saturday. Since the government had decided against issuing advice to people to be cautious about the risks associated with these applications, formal orders were issued by the IT Ministry.

A statement from the Ministry of Information Technology said that it was decided to block 59 applications because “in view of the available information, they are in the forefront of activities for India’s sovereignty and integrity, defense of India, security of the state and public order” are engaged” .


Applications include the popular short video app Tiktok, and other utilities and content apps such as UC Browser, Xender, ShareIt and Clean-Guru.

The Hindustan Times was the first to report about the government’s move on 17 June.

The IT ministry, while interpreting the decision, pointed to the concerns related to data security and the pressing concerns to protect the privacy of 130 crore Indians. It has recently been noted that the sovereignty and security of our country is also threatened by such concerns. The Ministry of Information Technology has received a number of complaints from various sources, including misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms for theft and unauthorized transmission of users’ data to servers in locations outside India Huh.

“The compilation of these figures, mining by hostile elements for India’s national security and defense and its framework, which ultimately applies to India’s sovereignty and integrity, is a matter of deep and immediate concern, requiring emergency measures.” Is, “he said. IT Ministry statement


Indian intelligence agencies were insisting on banning mobile applications on the grounds that the app was designed to extract data and park them outside the country, where they could be used to infiltrate citizens’ privacy. Can.

Chinese companies have long been suspected of building backdoor in their hardware and software, a reason why many governments worldwide have become uneasy at the prospect of deploying Chinese-made 5G networking equipment.

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Robert O. Bryan, a national security adviser in the Trump administration, recently detailed how companies linked to China acted as an arm of Beijing’s Communist Party and “controlled ideas” to serve the party’s interests Tried.


The Communist Party is collecting “your most intimate data – your words, your actions, your shopping, your whereabouts, your health records, your social media posts, your texts and your network of friends, family and acquaintances”. . O’Brien said in a recent lecture in China, this information could be used to blackmail individuals to serve the party’s interests and to do so.

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O’Brien also spoke of another aspect. Where these companies delete information that does not favor China. Like Tiktok, he said, accounts criticizing the policies of the Communist Party are regularly deleted or removed.


Chinese 59 Apps List

TikTok
Shareit
Kwai
UC Browser
Baidu map
Shein
Clash of Kings
DU battery saver
Helo
Likee
YouCam makeup
Mi Community
CM Browers
Virus Cleaner
APUS Browser
ROMWE
Club Factory
Newsdog
Beutry Plus
WeChat
UC News
QQ Mail
Weibo
Xender
QQ Music
QQ Newsfeed
Bigo Live
SelfieCity
Mail Master
Parallel Space
Mi Video Call – Xiaomi
WeSync
ES File Explorer
Viva Video – QU Video Inc
Meitu
Vigo Video
New Video Status
DU Recorder
Vault- Hide
Cache Cleaner DU App studio
DU Cleaner
DU Browser
Hago Play With New Friends
Cam Scanner
Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile
Wonder Camera
Photo Wonder
QQ Player
We Meet
Sweet Selfie
Baidu Translate
Vmate
QQ International
QQ Security Center
QQ Launcher
U Video
V fly Status Video
Mobile Legends
DU Privacy