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Facebook executives expected to depose before parliamentary panel on Monday

The meeting will also deliberate on the security of women in the digital space, especially on social media.

Published: 28th November 2021 12:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th November 2021 12:50 AM   |  A+A-

Parliament House, Lok Sabha

A worker cleans the Parliament complex in New Delhi. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Top executives of Facebook India are expected to depose before a parliamentary panel chaired by senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology is scheduled to meet on Monday to hear the views of the representatives of Facebook India on the subject of safeguarding citizens' rights and prevention of misuse of social/online news media platforms, according to a notice issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat.

The meeting will also deliberate on the security of women in the digital space, especially on social media.

Top officials of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will also depose before the panel on the same issue, according to the notice.

The panel has held several meetings on the subject and had summoned top executives of various social media platforms.



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