The Delhi Assembly panel had earlier said that prima facie it had found that Facebook was complicit in aggravating the Delhi riots in northeast Delhi in February that left 53 dead and over 400 injured.
Facebook has been criticised for its handling of hate speech. It’s an issue that it has been grappling with for years, as so much can lie in between. But the world of social media keeps evolving, so should the rulebook.
Now that the bugle call of Atmanirbhar Bharat has been raised, one has to put money where the mouth is and start supporting the Indian apps. It is high time that the government and public institutions chart out a glide path away from digital monopolies that are not completely under the control of the Republic of India.
'Merely uttering such wrong words in the absence of any public view does not show any intention to humiliate the complainant who besides being Sarpanch, belongs to Scheduled Caste community,' the court said.