The Indian Ministry of Information and Technology recently banned 118 games and apps originating from China in the country, including PUBG Mobile – One of the most popular mobile games with global sales of up to three billion USD.
In its official announcement, the ministry said the above Chinese applications were banned under the Information Technology Act, and “due to threats” when they were considered “engaging in activities that harm their owners. rights and integrity of India, defense of India, security of the state and public order ”.
Following that, the Indian Ministry of Information and Technology also said it had received many complaints from different sources, showing that some applications available on iOS and Android had stolen and secretly shared human data. uses servers located outside of India.
In the 118 apps banned this time in India, there were suddenly the emergence of many famous applications and games such as Baidu, Ulike, Arena of Valor (known in Vietnam under the name Arena of valor), Onmyoji, Rules of Survival and duo PUBG Mobile Nordic Map: Livik and PUBG Mobile Lite.
Notably, this is not the first time India has “launched” with an application from China when before, TikTok and WeChat were “frankly” removed.