The Indian government has once again banned 348 mobile apps. Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajiv Chandrashekhar said in Parliament on Wednesday that the Indian government has banned 348 mobile apps. They say that these apps were collecting people’s data and sending them in an unauthorized manner to servers abroad for profiling. Some of these 348 apps are Chinese apps and some have been developed by other countries. Come, read below to know in detail.
so many apps banned
Rajeev Chandrashekhar has given this information in answer to Rodmal Nagar’s question. The member had asked whether the government had identified apps sending data of people outside the country. If there are such apps then have they been banned.
To this, the minister said that the Union Home Minister has blocked 348 such apps in India, which were violating the security of the state by sending data in this way. These apps were sending user data outside India. For this reason it is considered to have a negative impact on the sovereignty and integrity of India, India. He also told that these apps have been made in many other countries including China.
Banned on this game
This news comes after the popular battle royale game Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) got banned in India. Recently the Indian government has also banned this game. This game has also been banned due to sending people’s data outside the country.
Let us tell you that on July 28, this battle royale game was instructed to be removed from the Google Play Store and iOS Store, after which the game was removed from both the platforms. The app has been blocked under Section 69A of the IT Act.
This is not the first time that apps have been banned in India. Even before this, many apps have been banned in the country due to security reasons. This includes many names like TikTok.