Sabrangindia | 03/10/2020 10:42 PM | Click to read full article
The Centre is considering introducing pre-installed government software in all new mobile phones. This proposal is part of a larger plan to establish an Indian app store independent of Apple and Google.
The plan would involve adding government apps to Android phones which account for 96 per cent of the country’s market. India has few data protection laws as it is and the Centre has already been accused of mass surveillance via the Aarogya Setu app.