The Indian government made a huge decision to ban over 59 Chinese apps include TikTok Short Video Platform may impact their business as global Chinese tech investors to invest in the Indian market startups.
The ban include major apps from some of the largest Chinese technology companies including Alibaba, ByeteDance, Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi, YY Inc and Lenovo which have been build up a huge millions of users in India.
The no global competitors due to the great Chinese firewall along many of these companies is cried over its own censorship ruled by China communist party. They have used these funds to expand globally either through investments or direct operations.
Did you know fact?
The China blocked Facebook , Twitter and Google services in 2009 following in Xinjiang. It described as the “Great Firewall”, a number of methods are employed to control online content, including website blocking and keyword filtering and censoring social media.
The Great Firewall prevents users from accessing foreign news site such as the BBC, The New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
I think it’s a great opportunity, we can come with good apps made by Indians to create atmanirbhar Bharat. I think there is a tremendous intellectual capability and technological imaginative faculty in India to so, he added. The minister asked the industry to encourage start-ups and young talent to build good apps and said that he is confident that India will emerge as Make in India apps.
The government has invoked its power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provision of the Information Technology ( Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public ) Rules 2009.