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TikTok-Microsoft talks won’t affect India ban as local operations of app not part of negotiations

TikTok-Microsoft talks won’t affect India ban as local operations of app not part of negotiations
TikTok-Microsoft talks won’t affect India ban as local operations of app not part of negotiations
The ongoing negotiations between ByteDance and Microsoft are expected to conclude by September 15, according to a statement by the American company on August 2.

Synopsis

Along with 58 other Chinese-owned apps, TikTok was banned by India in June due to concerns over its alleged data-sharing practices with Chinese authorities.

New Delhi: TikTok will see no respite from its ban in India, a top government official told ET, as the local operations of the Chinese short video app is not included in parent ByteDance’s ongoing negotiations to sell the company to Microsoft Corporation. Along with 58 other Chinese-owned apps, TikTok was banned by India in June due to concerns over its alleged data-sharing practices with Chinese authorities. Following India’s move, the Donald
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