Popular banned short-video platform, TikTok, confirmed that it has no plans to pursue legal action against the Government of India (GOI), as has been reported by some media outlets.
“There have been statements in the press concerning the possibility that TikTok might pursue legal action regarding the directive by the Government of India. We have no plans to pursue such action. We are committed to working with the government to address its concerns. We comply with the laws and regulations of the Government of India. Ensuring the data sovereignty, security and privacy of our users has always been and will continue to be a top priority for us.” Said spokesperson.
After government banned 59 Chinese apps to send a strong message regarding the recent border face off, the apps themselves are contemplating formally representing their concerns to the Centre before any legal recourse.