India Bans 59 Chinese Apps Including TikTok Over “Privacy & Sovereignty” Violations

Posted on June 29, 2020 1:09 pm
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Despite around three of border de-escalation talks between Indian and Chinese military delegations scheduled for Tuesday, there’s yet more significant fallout following the June 15 border clash which left 20 Indian troops dead, also with an unknown number of PLA casualties.

India is moving to ban up to 59 Chinese apps in the country, including massively popular TikTok, as the military standoff gives way to a tsunami of economic consequences.

The government of India announced the apps are being blocked “in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and