Deadline for 21 websites to remove objectionable content – Delhi court

Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube, Google, among 21 others will have to strip their websites off any objectionable content, latest by February 6, 2012, according to a Delhi court’s directive. A Times of India report confirms now that 21 social networking sites, including the ones mentioned above have been “issued summons” by the court, on grounds of carrying objectionable content. They have now been charged with section 292 (sale of obscene books etc), 293 (sale of obscene objects to young person etc) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.

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