Couple of Indian courts has passed on the orders for US firms like Facebook, Google and Yahoo along with many other internet companies to remove any data which is religiously offensive. There is a lot of brawl going on over the content which is being displayed in the website in world’s largest democracy.
Summons were issued from a court in Delhi on Friday to 19 different firms to present themselves to trial for offences which are related to the obscene content which should be avoided from minors and after the pictures were shown they were said to be unpleasant to Hindus, Muslims and Christians as per the information given by news agency.
The firms named above and several other unknown persons have publicly displayed and sold putting this obscene and inappropriate content into circulation as per the information given by Metropolitan Magistrate Sudesh Kumar on Friday.
As per the reports, nearly 1.2 billion people in entire India have unrestricted access to the Internet who can really afford it either through telephone grids or electrical. For now only tenth part of the population utilizes the internet however there is rapid increase in the number of connections in this religious society there is now a concern over the nature of web content which is increasing in certain areas also including senior government officials.
Some of these websites have been notified to remove any photographs, data or video by a Delhi court early this week which might hurt some of the religious sentiments. A spokesman from Google has informed that the access to information is the basic foundation for a free society and if the content is found to be illegal or may be violating the terms of service will be eliminated as has been happening. However, there has been news that the firm has not been officially informed about the action taken by the courts.