Facing a likely ban in India, Tencent, the operator of the China’s text and voice messaging service ‘WeChat’ said it has complied with all relevant local laws and regulations.
The messaging platform WeChat a product that Tencent provides to its overseas users has always complied with all relevant local laws and regulations, Tencent, spokesman Hu Chunnan told state run Global Times Beijing.
He was reacting to reports in Indian media that it faces a likely ban due to security concerns.
The issue will be reviewed before a final decision is taken on whether or not to block access to such services like WeChat, the Global Times quoted an unnamed Indian official as saying.
“But it is too premature to say whether this application will be banned,” the official said.
Like WhatsApp and BlackBerry Messenger, WeChat, which recently launched its India operations, is a platform that relies on the Internet to…
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