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Supreme Court takes up Facebook policing issue

New Delhi, Nov 29: Voicing concern over recent incidents of people being arrested for posting alleged offensive messages on websites, the Supreme Court today agreed to hear a PIL by a young law student seeking

PTI [ Updated: November 29, 2012 19:39 IST ]
supreme court takes up facebook policing issue
supreme court takes up facebook policing issue

New Delhi, Nov 29: Voicing concern over recent incidents of people being arrested for posting alleged offensive messages on websites, the Supreme Court today agreed to hear a PIL by a young law student seeking amendment to the Information Technology Act and sought Attorney General G E Vahanvati's help in deciding it.






A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir said, “We were wondering why no one has approached the Supreme Court (challenging the particular provision, Sec 66A of Information Technology Act  and even thought of taking up the issue suo moto.”

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