New Delhi : The Supreme Court of India dismissed an urgent plea listing challenging the Madras High Court order banning downloading of the “TikTok” app over concerns of pornographic content.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the plea will come up for hearing in due course of time.
The Madras High Court had directed the Centre on April 3rd, 2019 to ban mobile application “TikTok” as it voiced concern that “pornographic and inappropriate content” were made available through such apps.
It had passed the interim order on public interest litigation (PIL) petition which sought to ban “TikTok on the grounds that it allegedly contained content that “degraded culture and encouraged pornography”.
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The mobile application “TikTok has been gaining lot of concerns in the last few days with voiced being raised of youths being getting spoilt or rather say degraded due to the over use of this app which is only promoting bad influence on the mindsets of the young people.