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Ban On TikTok App Lifted By Madras High Court, But With Conditions. Read Here

The ban on mobile application TikTok was lifted by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday, subject to certain conditions.

Ban On TikTok App Lifted By Madras High Court, But With Conditions. Read Here
The Madras High Court on Wednesday lifted the ban on popular mobile phone application TikTok, subject to some conditions | File Photo
Ban On TikTok App Lifted By Madras High Court, But With Conditions. Read Here
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2019-04-24T19:51:52+05:30

The ban on video mobile application TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, was lifted by the Madras High Court's Madurai bench on Wednesday, subject to certain conditions.

Deciding the case filed by advocate Muthukumar, the bench vacated its interim order banning the app, subject to conditions that pornographic videos will not be uploaded on it, failing with the contempt of court proceedings would begin.

Early this month, the high court, on a petition filed by the advocate, issued an interim order to the Central government banning downloading of the app in India and restricted the media from telecasting videos taken using the app.

The high court had passed an interim order banning the app citing inappropriate and pornographic content.

Tamil Nadu's Information Technology Minister M. Manikandan had earlier said that the state would write to the Central government seeking a ban on the app in India.

The high court had appointed leading lawyer Arvind Datar as an independent counsel to the court.

On an appeal filed by the Chinese company, the Supreme Court, on April 22, asked the Madras High Court to decide on TikTok's plea for an interim relief by April 24, failing which the ban imposed on the mobile app will stand lifted.

The apex court had refused to pass any order in the matter.

IANS

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