India blocked 43 mobile apps of China under the IT Act
India on Tuesday blocked 43 mobile apps including Alibaba Workbench, AliExpress, Camcard, and many dating apps from China. Earlier in June, the Centre had blocked 59 Chinese apps including Tik Tok and in September blocked 118 Chinese apps including PUBG. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (I&B Ministry), Government of India today issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology (IT) Act blocking access to 43 mobile apps.
“This action was taken based on the inputs regarding these apps for engaging in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of states, and public order. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has issued the order for blocking the access of these apps by users in India based on the comprehensive reports received from Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center, Ministry of Home Affairs,” said the Ministry in a statement.
AliSuppliers Mobile App, Alibaba Workbench, AliExpress – Smarter Shopping, Better Living, CamCard – Business Card Reader, CamCard – BCR (Western), Soul- Follow the soul to find you, Chinese Social – Free Online Dating Video App & Chat, Date in Asia – Dating & Chat For Asian Singles WeDate-Dating App, Free dating app-Singol, start your date!, TrulyAsian – Asian Dating App ChinaLove: dating app for Chinese singles, DateMyAge: Chat, Meet, Date Mature Singles Online, First Love Live- super hot live beauties live online, Rela – Lesbian Social Network are the popular apps blocked in 43 banned apps list.
“Earlier on 29th June 2020 the Government of India had blocked access to 59 mobile apps and on 2nd September 2020, 118 more apps were banned under section 69A of the Information Technology Act. Government is committed to protecting the interests of citizens and sovereignty and integrity of India on all fronts and it shall take all possible steps to ensure that,” said the Ministry in a statement.
The List of 43 apps that have been blocked for access in India is below:
AliSuppliers Mobile App
AliExpress – Smarter Shopping, Better Living
Lalamove India – Delivery App
Drive with Lalamove India
CamCard – Business Card Reader
CamCard – BCR (Western)
Soul- Follow the soul to find you
Chinese Social – Free Online Dating Video App & Chat
Date in Asia – Dating & Chat For Asian Singles
Free dating app-Singol, start your date!
TrulyChinese – Chinese Dating App
TrulyAsian – Asian Dating App
ChinaLove – dating app for Chinese singles
DateMyAge – Chat, Meet, Date Mature Singles Online
AsianDate – find Asian singles
FlirtWish – chat with singles
Guys Only Dating – Gay Chat
Tubit – Live Streams
First Love Live – super hot live beauties live online
Rela – Lesbian Social Network
MGTV-HunanTV official TV APP
WeTV – TV version
WeTV – Cdrama, Kdrama&More
Lucky Live-Live Video Streaming App
Isoland 2 – Ashes of Time
BoxStar (Early Access)
Jellipop Match-Decorate your dream island?
Munchkin Match: magic home building
Conquista Online II
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