Software and streaming media server VLC media player has stopped working in India.
It has been revealed in many reports that it has been banned by the government under the IT Act, 2000.
VLC player is said to be blocked on all major ISPs including ACT Fibernet, Vodafone-Idea and others.
Popular media player software and streaming media server VLC media player has stopped working in India. According to the report of MediaName, the VLC player made by the VideoLAN project was blocked in India about two months ago, but the Indian government or the company has not shared any details about this ban. It has come to the fore in many reports that it has been banned by the government under the IT Act, 2000, let us tell you that on opening the website of VLC Media, the message of being banned under the IT Act is visible.
This means that no one in India can access the platform for any work. It is said that VLC media player is blocked on all major ISPs including ACT Fibernet, Vodafone-Idea and others.
Recently, the Indian government has blocked the Indian version of PUBG Mobile, BGMI in India and removed it from the Google Play store and Apple App Store.
Earlier the government has also blocked hundreds of Chinese apps, including PUBG Mobile, TikTok, Camscanner and more.
The reason behind blocking these apps is that the government was concerned that these platforms were sending user data to China. However, it is worth noting that VLC media player is not supported by a Chinese company, but it is made by the Paris-based firm VideoLAN.