SC refuses urgent listing of plea challenging ban of TikTok app

The Madras High Court had on April 3 directed the Centre to ban mobile application 'TikTok' as it voiced concern that "pornographic and inappropriate content" were made available through such apps.

Published: 08th April 2019 11:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th April 2019 08:34 AM   |  A+A-

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Supreme Court (File Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: Online video sharing platform TikTok did not get any relief from the Supreme Court on Monday as it refused to hear its plea urgently challenging the Madras High Court order directing the Centre to ban the app over concerns about access to pornographic content through it. The app allows users to create short videos and share them.

A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna said the plea will come up in due course of time.

On April 3, the Madurai bench of Madras High Court had directed the Centre to ban TikTok.                                   

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