India bans 47 more Chinese apps; over 250 more under scanner for user privacy violation

India bans 47 more Chinese apps; over 250 more under scanner for user privacy violation

After banning 59 Chinese applications last month, the Indian government has banned 47 more Chinese apps in the country. Sources have told that the 47 banned Chinese apps were operating as clones of earlier banned apps. The list of the 47 Chinese applications will be released soon.

India has now prepared a list of over 250 apps that it will examine for any user privacy or national security violations, government sources told. The applications that India has prepared a list of and are under the scanner of the government include Alibaba, PUBG, Tencent, Xiaomi, and others.

As per the government sources, India has drawn up a list of over 250 Chinese apps that are under scanner for any violation of national security and user privacy.

Some top gaming Chinese applications are also expected to be banned in the new list that is being drawn up, sources said. The Chinese applications that have come under the scanner of the government include Alibaba, PUBG, Tencent, Xiaomi, ByteDance, and others.

The Chinese applications, that are being reviewed, have allegedly been sharing data with the Chinese agencies.