Technology Law Analysis August 28, 2020

Technology Turmoil: The Impact of India Banning Chinese Apps

This article first appeared on the website of LAW.COM by its Legaltech News publication in the United States, and is reproduced by the kind permission of the publication.


Vaibhav Parikh and Yashasvi Tripathi write for the Leagltech News of on the ban of 59 apps of Chinese origin by the Government of India. The article discusses the international discourse around the ban of the apps owing to concerns of mining and profiling of data by Chinese companies, and the concomitant concern of national security raised by various countries. The article delves into the Indian legal framework under which the ban was imposed, along with some of the significant issues and inquiries involved in domestic and international challenge and defense of the ban.

The full article is available here.

Yashasvi Tripathi & Vaibhav Parikh

You can direct your queries or comments to the authors

Nishith Desai Associates 2013. All rights reserved.