In keeping with a report by ANI, MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar mentioned that every one social media intermediaries ought to meet their tasks. Whereas reacting to the web concentrating on of Indian cricketer Arshdeep Singh, he mentioned that intermediaries have a due diligence obligation in the direction of content material that’s posted on their platforms.
“We don’t essentially wish to threaten, we don’t need any middleman to really feel uncomfortable working in India however we wish to certainly remind them that they’ve a critical obligation and duty beneath the Indian legal guidelines,” he reportedly instructed ANI.
India’s younger pacer Arshdeep Singh is at the moment beneath hearth for dropping a vital catch within the Tremendous 4 Asia Cup cricket match in opposition to Pakistan on the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 on Sunday.
The cricketer’s web page on the Wikipedia platform was vandalised after the incident and he confronted large trolling on social media. His Wikipedia web page was edited to model him as “Khalistani.”
The minister on Monday criticised the transfer and tweeted that such on-line exercise violated the federal government’s expectations of protected and trusted Web.