Indian preinstalled apps clampdown causes controversy

India plans to implement new security testing on smartphones amid concerns about spying, Reuters claims. According to its report quoting two people and a govertment document the local authorities want phone makers to allow pre-installed apps to be removed, similarly to Europe.

After the report went live Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State at the Ministry of Electronics & IT, claimed the story is “plain wrong” and based on “unfettered creative imagination” and “lack of understanding” from Reuters. He declined to elaborate further.

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