As legal efforts aimed at banning the Bytedance app in India gain momentum, the Chinese company behind the short video app that’s known internationally at TikTok has expressed its confidence in the Indian legal system.

“At TikTok, we have faith in the Indian Judicial system and the stipulations afforded to social media platforms by the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011,” the company said in a statement issued to TechNode.

“We are committed to continuously enhancing our existing measures and introducing additional technical and moderation processes as part of our ongoing commitment to our users in India,” the statement added. “In line with this, we have been stepping up efforts to take down objectionable content.”

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Tony Xu

Tony Xu is Shanghai-based tech reporter. Connect with him via e-mail: tony.xu@technode.com