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TikTok: Why Pakistan Is Mulling A Ban On The Chinese App
Indian Defense News | 22/07/2020 07:44 AM | Click to read full article
Pakistan is a self-declared “all-weather” friend of China, and Beijing has poured billions of dollars in massive road, dam, power and port projects in Pakistan and Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir.
So even if there are security or privacy concerns over Chinese apps in Pakistan, these would never be publicly acknowledged by Islamabad. Pakistan is instead worried that the content on TikTok is 'objectionable' and its youth are getting influenced – in a bad way -- by the app TikTok.