SC issues notice to govt on PIL against graphic content on social media

Posted on Oct 13 2020 - 4:52pm by Newsfeed


A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde asked the government to respond to the PIL seeking directions for age-based control of access to social media and development of a profile verification mechanism to eliminate objectionable content on social media platforms.

Petitioners Skand Bajpai and Abhyudaya Mishra—law students from Pune – said they moved the top court after their representation to the Government’s cybercrime wing for action against such content wasn’t responded to.

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