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Censure of Internet Content in India

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Minister for Electronics and IT informed the nation that the government has blocked over 2100 URLs (Uniform Resource Locaters) on the various social media platforms in the first half of 2019. The corresponding figures for the 2016,2017 and 2018 were 633, 1385 and 2799 URLs respectively. ..

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Twitter Executives may face Jail and Penalties if failed to Act

The government has warned twitter activists of 7-year jail term and financial penalties if failed to act to remove content and accounts that are ‘objectionable and inflammatory. The government has asked Twitter authorities to comply with the provisions under the Indian Information Technology Act or else it would face action under Section 69A of the ..

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Section 66A of IT Act of 2000 scraped to avoid people being prosecuted

The Supreme Court has recently directed all state governments to sensitize their police personnel about scrapped Section 66A of Information Technology Act of 2000 so that people are not unnecessarily arrested under the provision. The Supreme court has also asked all the high courts to send the copy of the verdict to all the trial ..

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