IT Minister M Manikanda said the state government has banned the video app TikTok. MLA Thamimum Ansari requested the government to ban the TikTok app. Due to this app, objectionable incidents happened. The Miniter urged through two letters to the Centre to ban the application. And the issue has been taken to the notice of Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) of IT Union Minister. CERT has appointed a nodal officer in State.
A case has registered in the Madurai high court to the stop the application, meanwhile, the Chinese firm, who launched this application, had sought HC and assured that it has a mechanism to regulate the content.
As the App has been misused and this resulted in unwanted incidents. He said, “We are keen to ban the app and we will send a reminder to the Centre to ban the app for sure.”