Objectionable internet content: Court fines petitioner
New Delhi: A Delhi court, hearing a civil case against various social networking sites for allegedly displaying objectionable content, Thursday slapped a fine of Rs.200 on a petitioner for seeking an urgent review of its order which dropped the names of Google India and others from the suit.
Administrative Civil Judge Parveen Singh slapped the fine on petitioner Mufti Aijaz Arshad Qasmi for making the plea without any preparation.
The court would next hear the case May 5.
Qasmi`s counsel Santosh Pandey moved an another application Wednesday saying that the government should be asked to join the case proper adjudication of an issue that was related to a national issue.
The court was hearing a case filed by petitioner Qasmi, an Islamic researcher linked to a website run by the Islamic Peace Foundation of India, seeking removal of objectionable content from various websites and social networking sites.
Qasmi in a fresh list of accused submitted April 12 sought to prosecute - Facebook India, Facebook Inc, Google Inc, Orkut, Youtube Inc and Blogspot.
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