Decentralized social community utility Damus has been banned from working in mainland China, over considerations that its app contains content material that’s unlawful in China.
The cell app which is a decentralized model of Twitter went dwell on the AppStore on Feb. 1, after a number of rejections.
Barely 24 hours after its launch, the consumer rely of the cell app surged above 45,000 and have become the second-most popular social community in China.
Nonetheless, the Our on-line world Administration of China (CAC) has moved to curtail its progress by removing the app from the China App Retailer. The CAC claimed that the Damus app contains content material that’s unlawful in China.
As well as, Damus is claimed to violate “the provisions of the safety evaluation of internet-based data providers with an attribute or public opinion or able to social mobilization.”
The Nostr-based social app was designed to present customers full management over their information and content material whereas eliminating the necessity for a KYC course of.
The ban will forestall customers in mainland China from having the ability to obtain and entry the Damus cell utility. Nonetheless, the app is on the market in app shops in different international locations.
In the meantime, Damus has skilled sustained progress as its App Retailer downloads have surpassed 56,000.