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Respond or face ban- Govt issued a notice to Tik Tok and Helo

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Respond or face ban- Govt issued a notice to Tik Tok and Helo

Jefna Jos July 19, 2019

The Indian Government has issued a notice to the Chinese app Tik Tok and Helo as an action against the complaint filed by RSS affiliated Swadeshi Jagran Manch. He wrote in his complaint letter as these apps are used for anti-nationalist and illegal activities.

As a result, the government has issued a notice to these apps either to respond or to face a ban. Also, it includes 24 questions regarding the misuse of these platforms for illegal and anti-nationalist activities. 

The Centre had warned these apps if they did not respond till 22 of July. Because India is its largest market for these apps. Tik Tok and Helo will be in complete collaboration with the Indian Government.

Ministry of IT (Meity) bought the assurance from Tik Tok and Helo not to transfer data of Indian citizen. Does not transfer the data in the future, to a foreign government, any third parties or to any other business entity. 

Meity also initiated the team to check and control the fake news and to take action against in accordance with the Indian laws. The Meity also asked the helo to respond that they have published 11,000 morphed political ads on other social media. 

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