Another 43 Chinese mobile apps taken offline in India
25 November 2020
Ministry of electronics and information technology on Tuesday issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology Act blocking access to 43 mobile apps.
Some of these apps are owned by Chinese companies including four by China's retail giant, the Alibaba Group. These apps include AliSuppliers Mobile App, Alibaba Workbench, AliExpress - Smarter Shopping, Better Living and Alipay Cashier.
This action was taken based on the inputs regarding these apps for engaging in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order, the ministry stated in a release.
The ministry has issued orders for blocking the access of these apps by users in India based on the comprehensive reports received from Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center of the ministry of home affairs.
Earlier on 29 June this year, the government had blocked access to 59 mobile apps and on 2 September 2020 another 118 apps were banned under section 69A of the Information Technology Act.
The government said it is committed to protect the interests of citizens and sovereignty and integrity of India on all fronts and it shall take all possible steps to ensure that.
The list of apps that have been blocked for access in India today’s order are:
AliSuppliers Mobile App
AliExpress - Smarter Shopping, Better Living
Lalamove India - Delivery App
Drive with Lalamove India
CamCard - Business Card Reader
CamCard - BCR (Western)
Soul- Follow the soul to find you
Chinese Social - Free Online Dating Video App & Chat
Date in Asia - Dating & Chat For Asian Singles
Free dating app-Singol, start your date!
TrulyChinese - Chinese Dating App
TrulyAsian - Asian Dating App
ChinaLove: dating app for Chinese singles
DateMyAge: Chat, Meet, Date Mature Singles Online
AsianDate: find Asian singles
FlirtWish: chat with singles
Guys Only Dating: Gay Chat
Tubit: Live Streams
First Love Live- super hot live beauties live online
Rela - Lesbian Social Network
MGTV-HunanTV official TV APP
WeTV - TV version
WeTV - Cdrama, Kdrama&More
Lucky Live-Live Video Streaming App
Isoland 2: Ashes of Time
BoxStar (Early Access)
Jellipop Match-Decorate your dream island!
Munchkin Match: magic home building
Conquista Online II.