India’s ban of 118 apps including PUBG Mobile, Alipay is ‘economic retaliation’ for border tensions: analysts
- India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology cites national security and data security concerns as reasons for the latest ban
- But analysts say it is an ‘economic retaliation’ for border tensions and signal that no Chinese apps are welcome in the country
Corrected [12:26pm, 4 Sep, 2020]
- [12:26pm, 4 Sep, 2020]
An earlier version of this story quoted Dev Lewis as saying that the India government used a section of the Intellectual Property (IP) Act in India to block the apps. He was, in fact, referring to the Information Technology (IT) Act. We apologise for the error.