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MHA advisory to state govts on cyber crime

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 20:27

Dinesh Sharma

New Delhi: In what could be seen as an important move, the Ministry of Home Affairs has sent an advisory to all state governments for prevention and combating crime against children as far as cyber crime is concerned, according to sources.

As per sources, in a detailed advisory sent to states, MHA directive says that parents, teachers and owners should monitor and regulate social networking sites and services because it has seen that it hosts most of the obscene materials
which induce children to sexually explicit act and other crimes.

The advisory categorically says that websites hosting online gaming or children centric content must issue specific guidelines regarding internet safety.

First Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 20:27

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