Members of the organisation Working Journalists of India hold placards urging citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Members of the organisation Working Journalists of India hold placards urging citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: Agence France-Presse

India’s TikTok ban threatens China’s rise as a global tech power

  • The ban may present a model for other countries that seek to curtail the pervasiveness of Chinese apps, while safeguarding their citizens’ data
  • It remains unclear how India will enforce the ban, given TikTok – for one – has already been downloaded by roughly one in six people in the country

Members of the organisation Working Journalists of India hold placards urging citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Members of the organisation Working Journalists of India hold placards urging citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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