Section 69A of IT Act Current Affairs, GK & News

Govt directs to withdraw FIRs under Sec 66A of IT Act

Central Government has directed all states and Union Territories to ask police stations under their jurisdiction to withdraw FIRs registered under Section 66 of Information Technology Act, 2000. Key Points Government also directed not to register cases under repealed Section 66A. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also asked states and UTs to sensitise law enforcement ..

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SC’s notice to Centre on Section 66A of IT Act

Supreme Court has issued a notice to Centre on use of Section 66A of IT Act which was scrapped in 2015. What is the issue? SC issued notice during the hearing of plea filed by PUCL (People’s Union for Civil Liberties). The plea pointed that even after 7 years of law being struck down, about ..

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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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