Xiaomi phones were in controversy earlier for being accused of stealing the data from its customers and transform it back to their servers in China. Later, the company denied such allegations all over. Similar threat happened in Taiwan for the transformation of private data of customers to their servers in China. Now the government of Taiwan is investigating it. This restriction is not applicable for root download
In India, the Indian Air Force is planning to ban Xiaomi smartphones. Earlier, IAF accused Xiaomi of transforming the private data of its customers back to its servers in Beijing, China.
Reports say that IAF gave medium alert for the families in India for transforming the data to the servers and planning to impose a ban on the mobile phones.
A note on the investigation of say that IAF has investigated the Redimi 1S phones and found that the phone is forwarding the details like carrier name, number, IMEI, message inbox to their servers in Beijing. The note also pointed a user in Hong Kong noticed his Redimi 1S pointed to a IP address in China. That IP address belongs to CNNIC, an administrative agency for Internet affairs that operates under the Ministry of Information Industry of China. This note is based on the investigation done by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team.