India took advantage of the information removal provision of the information technology law to block the Krafton game

The Government of India has blocked access to CraftonBGMI battle royale under the same regulation IT law which it has been using since 2020 to ban Chinese apps on national security grounds, said a source with direct knowledge of the matter.

Section 69A of the Indian Information Technology Act allows the government to block public access to content, among other things, in the interest of national security. Orders issued under section are generally confidential.

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