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Well technically China did it first. China banned tons of foreign apps or websites because "significant national securities threat"





In the case of Facebook being banned, there is precedence for that.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2020/01/23/facebook-banned-in...


foreign apps or websites?

99.9% of them are US apps and websites. you don't need to ban india apps in China as I've never heard any of them, you don't need to ban india website as the india infrastructure won't be able to serve requests from a country like China anyway.


Serving large number of requests is not an unsolved problem which only China has monopoly on. You just spin up more servers in the cloud as you get more and more users. Cloud platforms like AWS, Google Cloud and technologies like Kubernetes, Docker etc has made the job way too easy.

Anyway, India's hotstar holds the world record of maximum number of consecutive users watching a live stream.

https://gadgets.ndtv.com/entertainment/news/hotstar-world-re...

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/12/hotstar-disneys-indian-str...




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