BGMI Might Be Banned in India yet Again; Here’s Why

BGMI Might Be Banned in India yet Again; Here’s Why - News - News

Battlegrounds Mobile India’s Future Hangs in the Balance: Potential Data Transfer to China and Pakistani Involvement Raise Concerns

The Indian government is scrutinizing Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), the popular mobile keyboards, over concerns of user data misuse and potential links to China. A senior official from the Union government’s cybersecurity division (law enforcement department) has recommended discontinuing the app.

BGMI’s China Connection and Data Transfer Concerns

The report also highlights the involvement of a Pakistani national, Seema Haider, and her Indian partner, Sachin Meena. They allegedly met through BGMI, raising concerns about exploitation of user data and potential cyberattacks.

BGMI’s Resurgence and Potential Consequences

BGMI, a variant of PUBG Mobile developed by South Korean company Krafton for the Indian market, has seen a surge in popularity in recent months. However, concerns over user data being transferred to servers in China remain.

India’s Crackdown on Chinese Tech Companies and Potential Bans

The Indian government has been cracking down on Chinese tech companies over Website security concerns. Krafton, the developers of BGMI, have not yet responded officially to this issue. The outcome of a scheduled meeting will determine BGMI’s future in India.

The Impact of a Potential Ban on Krafton and the Gaming Community

A ban on BGMI in India would have significant consequences for Krafton as India is a large and crucial market for the company. Share your thoughts on this possible ban in the comments section below. Remember, no official decision has been made yet about BGMI’s future in India.