India is considering a ban on PUBG. Here’s why
According to a report, the Indian government officials have created a list of 275 apps that might be violating security measures and user privacy.
Last month, India banned more than 55 Chinese apps, including WeChat, TikTok, and UC Browser, after tension between both nations at the border.
The country’s government is now looking to ban 275 more China-originated apps, including popular battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds(PUBG).
According to a report, government officials have created a list of 275 apps that might be violating security measures and user privacy.
PUBG is one of the most popular smartphone mobile games in India. In India alone, the app boasts of over 175 million downloads.
A South Korean video game company named Bluehole has developed PUBG. However, the Chinese multinational conglomerate Tencent owns a considerable amount of share in the famous game.
The Indian government has been contemplating a ban on the game over data security concerns.
Besides, many apps have been on the Indian radar due to alleged data-sharing practices with the Chinese government.
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