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INDIA BANS 43 MORE MOBILE APPS AS IT TAKES ON CHINA

(AGENPARL) – THE HAGUE (THE NETHERLANDS), mer 25 novembre 2020 NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India banned 43 mobile apps on Tuesday, including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s e-commerce app Aliexpress, in a new wave of web sanctions targeted at China after the neighbours’ months-long standoff on their rugged Himalayan border.
The 43 mostly Chinese-origin applications, which also include a few dating apps, threaten the “sovereignty and integrity of India”, the technology ministry said in a statement.
India has previously banned more than 170 apps, saying they collect and share users’ data and could pose a threat to the state.
The moves, which India’s technology minister has referred to as a “digital strike”, were initiated after 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a skirmish with Chinese troops at a disputed Himalayan border site in June.
The Chinese embassy in India said on Wednesday it “resolutely” opposed …

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