Internet services providers to block access to 59 Chinese apps banned by govt2 min read . Updated: 30 Jun 2020, 12:51 AM IST
- TikTok, Helo, both of which are owned by China's Bytedance, which commands a user base of over 300 million Indians
- UC Browseer had over 130 million users in the country back in 2018 while the news aggregation apps is also quite common
NEW DELHI: The 59 Chinese apps banned by the government on Monday will be blocked by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in India, and users who have downloaded them will not receive updates, a senior government official said. While that sounds a lot like the government’s ban on porn websites, which also happens through ISPs, it's unclear what “not getting updates" mean.
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