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We can block websites like China if steps not taken: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today warned social networking site Facebook India and search engine Google India that websites can be 'blocked' like in China if they fail to devise a mechanism to check and remo

Court summons websites for webcasting objectionable contents

In yet another blow to 21 social networking sites including Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Youtube, a Delhi court today issued summons to them for facing trial for allegedly webcasting objecti

India to seek Interpol help to intercept encrypted data

Telecoms man Kapil Sibal seems to be continuing his quest to solve the government's failture at intercepting encrypted data.

Unable to intercept data on platforms like BlackBerry, Gmail, Nokia Pushma

No proposal for mechanism to regulate internet content: Pilot

Amid a raging controversy over monitoring of the internet, the government on Wednesday said there is no proposal to formulate a mechanism to regulate content on the world wide web, Parliament was info

Netizens dislike Kapil Sibal’s comments


When Union Information Minister Kapil Sibal came up with a proposal to regulate content posted on social networking sites, he probably never imagined that he would become the target of abusive comment

Govt wanted 358 items removed from Google in Jan-Jun period

Google has received government requests for removal of 358 items from its services, including YouTube and Orkut, during the January-June period, according to a report by the Internet search giant.


After Sibal, Omar too feels some online content inflammatory


Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he was against media censorship but the content on some social networking sites were 'dangerous and inflammatory'.

"I hate the idea of censorship but have see

Google says it won’t delete info just bcoz it’s controversial

The government's chase to rid the Indian Web of 'objectionable content' seems to have hit a roadblock - the Web itself.

Briton slashes own throat live on Internet

A 53-year-old Briton, on a business trip to India, killed himself by slashing his throat while his girlfriend in Britain saw the ghastly act live on the internet, a report said on Friday.

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China cracks down on 'fake journalists and news'

China said Monday it had launched a campaign to crack down on 'fake journalists and news' and 'illegal media outlets', as it further tightens its grip on the media in the Internet era.

The move is th

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