Google 'troubled' over tightening India Internet rules
Friday, 13th May 2011
The Department Of Information Technology Of Indian government issued new regulations on using internet. Under this if any content carries 'disparaging', 'harassing', 'blasphemous' or 'hateful' can be banned. The rules also include that the websites also are responsible for removing objectionable content within 36 hours of being notified by authorities.
Google has opposed the rules and the regulation. The company told to Indian regulation that because of the restriction on the usage of internet, the rules can pose serious problem for the company, reports Wall Street Journal.
Google said it was "troubled" by a provision that said an Internet company "shall not itself host or publish or edit or store" banned content.
Publication : Silicon India
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