India Banned PUBG Mobile – India is banning another 118 apps today onwards said to be either based in or linked to China region. PUBG Mobile, Alipay, and Baidu are among the biggest names on the list that we have seen. India banned TikTok, WeChat, and more than 50 other China-based apps in June in 2020, suggesting they were a security issue and stealing personal information of users.
India Banned PUBG Mobile For What Reason?
India’s Ministry of Electronics and knowledge Technology said that it had received complaints about apps “stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside India.” The ministry’s announcement doesn’t clearly mention China specifically somehow. It broadly states that the action will “safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users.” News reports suggest the bans could also be more associated with escalating tensions between India and China over an ongoing border dispute situation.
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India has now blocked several hugely popular apps in the mobile industry, cutting them off from one of the largest markets of mobile phone users. PUBG Mobile, which is made by the sprawling Chinese tech giant Tencent, is said to be one of the India’s biggest games. India was also believed to be one of the biggest markets for TikTok users, But unfortunately which has been banned since June 2020. The new ban list also includes two apps that supposedly offer VPN access, specifically to use the TikTok app.
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