Google has removed the Paytm app from the Play-Store. Now Android users will not be able to download the Paytm app for some time, although Paytm Mall, Paytm for Business, Paytm Money App are still available on Play-Store. At the same time, Paytm can still be downloaded from Apple's App Store.
After Google removed the app from the Play Store, Paytm said that the app has been temporarily removed from the Play Store. Paytm has tweeted and said that Paytm is not currently available on Google Play Store, but we will return soon. Your money is completely safe and you will soon be able to use the Paytm app as before.
Google said on Friday that it does not allow apps promoting sports betting and such apps will be removed from the Google Play Store. Such apps are launched in large numbers before major sporting events like IPL in India. The Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL) is scheduled to begin in the UAE from 19 September.
"We do not allow online casinos or endorse any irregular gambling app that facilitates sports betting," Google said in a blog post. This includes apps that encourage customers to visit an external website that offers a chance to win money or cash prizes in sports by taking money. This is a violation of our policies. "
The blog post states that these policies are to protect users from potential harm. However, Google has not clarified whether an app has been removed on this basis. Google also said that when an app violates these policies, its developer is notified of it, and is removed from the Google Play Store until the developer makes the app compliant with the rules. goes.
This blog, posted by Suzanne Frey, Product Vice President of Android Security and Privacy, states that in cases where policies are repeatedly violated, Google may take more serious action, including terminating the developer's accounts is. He said that these policies are equally applicable to all developers.