Madras HC Directs Ban on TikTok


An order passed by Madras HC has prohibited download and use of video sharing app TikTok.

The Order issued by Madras High Court has said;

  1. The Govt. is directed to prohibit downloading of Tik Tok Mobile App.
  2. The Media is prohibited from telecasting the videos made using TikTok mobile app.
  3. The Govt. has to answer whether the Union of India will enact a status, like the COPPA in USA.

Further adding the court said that the app hosts content like pornography, the Bench also said that the minors are being exposed to strangers online trough TikTok.

Source and Inputs From Bar and Bench