This just got real. While India and China have avoided a shooting war in the wake of a deadly hand-to-hand skirmish on their disputed Himalayan frontier, New Delhi aims to put a world of economic hurt on its antagonistic neighbor. Yesterday it banned wildly popular TikTok, WeChat and other China-based apps as "prejudicial to sovereignty and security." Even outside of India many have misgivings about TikTok, which reportedly hasn't kept its promise to stop accessing clipboard info from the app's Apple version — yielding snippets that could include login credentials.
Read OZY on why TikTok gives India laughs ... and nightmares.