The government has recently banned 59 applications most of them popular Chinese apps including TIK-TOK. The reason given for banning of these apps is that they were posing a threat to national security and sovereignty of our country. This ban becomes significant as this step is taken amid ongoing border tension between India and China. Equally this gives an opportunity for Indian tech companies to fill the void left by this Chinese app. This news is related to the topic Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security of GS 3. Implications of this step on India and China relations can be important for both mains.
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