Delhi HC to hear on August 27 pleas of Facebook and WhatsApp challenging new IT Rules

The court listed the matter for August 27 after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, said he was in some difficulty and urged the court to adjourn the hearing.

published on : 30th July 2021

German court faults Facebook's past handling of hate speech

The Federal Court of Justice considered two cases dating back to August 2018 in which Facebook deleted comments taking aim at Muslim migrants.

published on : 29th July 2021

37.8 per cent 10-year-olds have FB accounts, 24.3% Instagram accounts in contravention of rules: NCPCR study

The age barrier for creating an account on Facebook and Instagram happens to be 13 years.

published on : 24th July 2021

UP professor held for making derogatory remarks against Smriti Irani on Facebook

Shaharyar Ali surrendered to Additional Sessions Judge Anurag Kumar and moved an interim bail application on Tuesday.

published on : 21st July 2021

10 members of a family attacked for complaint about girl's picture posted online

A youth had posted on the social media platform the picture of a 12-year-old girl from Reoti police station area in the district and the girl's family later lodged a police complaint against this.

published on : 16th July 2021

Facebook received 646 reports via grievance mechanism in India during May 15-June 15: Report

The data is part of Facebook's monthly compliance report as mandated under the Indian IT rules.

published on : 15th July 2021

MP government authorises home secretary to issue notices to social media companies against unlawful content

On receiving information about unlawful posts on social media platforms, the home secretary will issue notices in designated formats to the concerned companies for the immediate removal of content.

published on : 14th July 2021

CBI arrests Kadapa man for Facebook posts against High Court

According to sources, Rajashekar Reddy is a resident of Sarojini Nagar of Kadapa and works in a post office in the town.

published on : 11th July 2021

Udupi: Congress worker says police assaulted him over Facebook post, hospitalised

Sources said that Radhakrishna was working in Bengaluru, and had recently shifted to his native town.

published on : 10th July 2021

Facebook can’t skip Delhi riots panel: Supreme Court 

However, the Assembly’s Peace and Harmony committee would have no jurisdiction over issues like law and order of Delhi, which comes under the Central government.

published on : 9th July 2021

Social media by no means altruistic, can polarise public debates: Supreme Court

The observations are significant as social media companies, including Facebook and Twitter, have often argued that they are just intermediaries and cannot be held liable under India laws for misuse.

published on : 9th July 2021

Lawyer booked for FB post defaming sub inspector Anie Siva

The police have registered a case against lawyer Sangeetha Lakshmana for a defamatory Facebook post about Sub Inspector Anie Siva.

published on : 9th July 2021

Have the floodgates opened against big tech?

Facebook’s tussle with Australia may be a changing point in the history of the digital world that would redefine the relationships of big tech companies with society.

published on : 9th July 2021

Delhi riots: SC dismisses Facebook India MD Ajit Mohan's plea against summons by Assembly panel

The court termed Mohan's plea as pre-mature and said nothing has happened against him before Delhi Assembly's panel.

published on : 8th July 2021

SC verdict on Thursday on plea against summons issued by Delhi Assembly panel to Facebook India VP

Senior advocate AM Singhvi, representing the panel of the assembly, had said that the assembly has the power to summon.

published on : 7th July 2021
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