The government on Tuesday blocked access to 43 more Chinese cell apps, including Alibaba Workbench, AliExpress, Alipay Cashier, CamCard and WeDate, for being prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity and defence of the nation. The Ministry of Electronics and IT has issued the justify for blocking the access of those apps by customers in India essentially essentially based on the excellent reviews received from the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Heart, Ministry of Home Affairs, an edifying open stated. Sources, in the intervening time, stated these apps bask in Chinese hyperlinks.
Ministry of Electronics and Recordsdata Technology, GoI (@GoI_MeitY) issued an justify this day below section 69A of the Recordsdata Technology Act blocking access to 43 cell apps in India.
— Ministry of Electronics & IT (@GoI_MeitY) November 24, 2020
Earlier on 29 June, the govt. had blocked access to 59 cell apps including WeChat, TikTok, UC Browser, and more and on 2 September 2020, every other 118 apps had been banned below section 69A of the Recordsdata Technology Act. These apps also integrated essential licensed sport PUBG Mobile app.
These apps had been also banned because they had been prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity and safety of the nation.
“Executive of India this day issued an justify below section 69A of the Recordsdata Technology Act blocking access to 43 cell apps. This motion was once taken essentially essentially based on the inputs regarding these apps for enticing in activities that are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, safety of inform and public justify,” the open stated.
The blocked apps consist of Alibaba Workbench, AliExpress, Alipay Cashier, CamCard and WeDate.
With inputs from PTI