India has set an important precedent by banning TikTok and this is a guide star for other countries, a top US official has said. In view of the concerns over the Chinese short video app being a threat to national security, nothing short of a blanket ban will work, said Brendan Carr, Commissioner of the United States Federal Communications Commission.
Why it’s important: If the blanket ban on TikTok imposed by India is followed by the US, it would spell big trouble for the Chinese firm. More nations could follow suit. MoneyControl