Google has not name the blocked websites. Google already appealed in the Delhi High Court against a criminal case brought by a Hindu private petitioner, according to the Associated Press.Patri Chai - পাত্রী চাই - Bangla Natok - Chanchal Chowdhury, A K M Hasan, Alvi, Shahnaj Khushi
The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. The Indian law passed last year makes Internet companies responsible for user content posted online and allots 36 hours to remove any offensive content… A New Delhi lower court told Google and the other companies on Monday to show written documents and take affirmative steps to block questionable content.
A New Delhi lower court told Google and the other companies on Monday to show written documents and take affirmative steps to block questionable content.
In the Rai case, the court ordered the companies to stand trial for offences relating to the distribution of obscene material to minors, after being shown images it said were offensive to Prophet Mohammed, Jesus and various Hindu gods and goddesses, as well as several political leaders.
India has a 1. United States. A New Delhi lower court hearing one of the cases, a civil suit brought by an Islamic scholar, told the companies on Monday to put in writing the steps they had taken to block offensive content, and submit reports within 15 days.
Google, YouTube and Blogspot removed some content from India-based websites Monday to adhere to a court directive that cautioned a China-like crackdown, according to Reuters via The Globe and Mail. Technology News. February 6, 2012. That suit was brought by scholar, Mufti Aijaz Arshad Qasm, who runs a website called fatwaonline.
Google, Facebook, Yahoo! The number of Internet users in India is expected to almost triple to 300 million over the next three years. Our Standards: Last month, the companies said it was not possible for them to block content.
But like many other governments around the world, India has become increasingly nervous about the power of social media.
Discover Thomson Reuters. At the heart of the dispute is a law that India passed last year making companies responsible for user content posted on their websites, and giving them 36 hours to take down content if there is a complaint.
Arup Roychoudhury , Harichandan Arakali. The two are among 21 companies ordered to develop a mechanism to block material considered religiously offensive after private petitioners took them to court over images deemed offensive to Hindus, Muslims and Christians. Answers On Innovation Thomson Reuters.
Meanwhile, a Muslim petitioner brought a separate civil case to a lower court against the Mountain View, Calif. The Indian law passed last year makes Internet companies responsible for user content posted online and allots 36 hours to remove any offensive content…. The court granted 15 days to submit reports. Directory of sites.