SC to examine term 'grossly offensive' of IT Act provision

Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will examine the term "grossly offensive" used in a provision of the Information Technology Act which empowers police to arrest web users for posting objectionable content.

2 scribes held in Nepal for publishing objectionable content

Two journalists have been arrested in Nepal for publishing "objectionable contents".

`Respond to complaints against objectionable content in 36hrs`

Internet based companies or websites must respond to a complaint against objectionable content within thirty six hours of receiving it, the government has clarified.

Govt not targetting individual accounts, websites: Sibal

The government today sought to downplay its action in the cyberworld in the wake of problems in the northeast, saying it is not targetting individual accounts and websites but wants to block objectionable content.

Who owns content on Facebook?

US-based Facebook, accused of hosting allegedly objectionable content, told a court here that the content on its website is owned by its users while it is only an intermediary.

HC quashes criminal proceedings against Microsoft India

The Delhi High Court today quashed criminal proceedings against Microsoft India for allegedly hosting objectionable contents.

Delhi court dismisses case against Yahoo

A Delhi court today dismissed a case against Internet giant Yahoo for allegedly hosting objectionable content on its site.

HC summons trial court records on Yahoo`s plea

Yahoo India has moved the HC challenging a lower court order summoning it for allegedly hosting objectionable content on its web pages.

`Impossible to pre-screen Internet content`

The 28-year-old ethical hacker, has come out with his book "How to Unblock Everything on the Internet".

`Objectionable content removed from India service`

Google has removed some "specific" content from its Indian service, which were deemed objectionable by a
district court.

Cannot censor the Web: Google to India

Google on Thursday made it clear that it is not possible for the company to monitor everything on its website.

`Twitter, Facebook should be more responsive`

Ethical hacker Ankit Fadia today said social networking sites Twitter and Facebook should be more responsible and responsive when it comes to removing objectionable content.

Court puts off hearing on Google, Facebook pleas

The Delhi High Court Thursday adjourned the hearing on petitions of Google India and Facebook India challenging a trial court`s order to prosecute them for allegedly hosting objectionable content.

`Google, FB should be ready to face legal action`

Justice Markandey Katju has said that social networking sites like Facebook and Google should be ready to face legal action on failure to remove objectionable content uploaded on them.

India not totalitarian regime like China: Google

Google India, along with 20 websites is facing criminal case for allegedly hosting objectionable materials.

Censoring social media curbs free speech: Netizens

The government Friday gave the green signal to proceed against 21 social networking sites for hosting "objectionable content" promoting enmity between groups and harming national interest.

Social networking sites face HC test today

The Delhi High Court will on Monday hear a petition filed by leading social networking websites like Google and Facebook against the summons issued to them by a lower court.

Objectionable content: Delhi court adjourns case

The case of 21 social networking sites allegedly hosting objectionable content was Friday adjourned in a Delhi court till March 13.

Summons to 21 websites for objectionable content

Days after a civil court asked various websites to remove objectionable content, a Delhi court Friday issued summons to 21 websites and social networking sites.