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TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with ChinaTikTok on Tuesday denied sharing users' data with the Chinese government after India banned the wildly popular app as ties with Beijing deteriorate sharply following a deadly border clash. Blaming each other for the brutal hand-to-hand battle on June 15 as talks make little headway, the Asian giants have been bolstering their border forces as anti-China sentiment grows in India. As India reportedly considered hiking tariffs and with some Chinese imports held up at ports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Monday banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, WeChat and Weibo. The ministry of information technology said the apps “are engaged in activities [...] prejudicial to...
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News video: How data flow to Beijing is dangerous and why China must now face 5G ban

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India has banned 59 Chinese apps including the popular TikTok. The Indian government cited how these apps posed a threat to the data of Indian citizens. Blaise Fernandes, Director of Gateway India, says that data in the hands of an adversary nation is as good as possessing the PIN of an ATM card. He...

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