Derogatory content to be removed from websites by February 6

In yet another blow to 21sites including Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Youtube, a Delhi court has issued summons to them for facing trial for allegedly webcasting objectionable content.   Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Sudesh Kumar took cognizance on a private criminal complaint and has directed the Centre for taking “immediate appropriate steps” and also file […]

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Court asks Facebook, Orkut to remove objectionable pictures

A Delhi court has ordered several online social networking companies like Facebook, Google and Orkut to remove some pictures from their websites. The court of administrative civil judge Mukesh Kumar was hearing a petition filed by Mufti Aijaz Arshad Qasmi who objected to images hurting religious sentiments. The court said: “The defendants are directed to […]

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