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Twitter has challenged Blocking Orders issued by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in the Karnataka High Court.

Written by Vidisha Mathur 10 blocking orders were issued by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) between February 2021 and February 2022; directing Twitter to block information from access to the public and suspend various accounts. These blocking orders have been submitted to the Karnataka High Court via sealed covers as Annexure A through K.  The Blocking […]

Delhi High Court Refuses a Plea filed by DU Students challenging the decision to hold Offline Exams

Written by: Neha Virmani The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition by a bunch of Delhi University students challenging the university’s decision to conduct semester exams in offline mode.The bench of Justice Rekha Palli said that it is not the right time to pass any orders on the matter and asked the students to approach the court again if […]

Social media platforms should respect Fundamental Rights and taking down the account should be the last resort

Written by Shaurya Mahajan Today, The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) informed the Delhi High Court that action taken by social media platforms against accounts should be proportionate to the offending content and taking down the account itself should be only the last resort.  This was submitted by the ministry in the affidavit filed in the Megha Chaubey v. Union of […]

Latest IT Rules include restraint on Islamophobic Content on Social Media- Supreme Court Of India

The petition was filed in the backdrop of the alleged reportage by the media on the Tablighi Jamaat incident in New Delhi, Nizamuddin as an alleged cause for the spread of the covid 19 virus. The petition said that there was a huge trend on Twitter relating the Muslim religion to the cause of the spread of coronavirus. Massive publicity was given to the assumption that Tablighi Jamaat people were spreading the virus and the majority of positive cases were being reported.

Tech Giants in trouble?

By Yashiveer Kirti Anand; ILNU, Nirma University In this technology driven age, everything is getting Digital. The digital revolution has made our life comfortable and easier to live. There was a time when we used to rely on postcards to send our message to people, but with the advent of emails, our messages can be sent within seconds. Technology has […]

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