Social media platforms bound to block offending content globally, geo-blocking not acceptable: Delhi HC

Aditi Singh October 23 2019
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The Delhi High Court has held that social media platforms like Facebook, Google, Twitter and YouTube are bound to globally disable and block any offending content uploaded from within India, against which there is an order of removal.

Ruling against the practice of geo-blocking or partial disabling content on the basis of territory, a Single Judge Bench of Justice Prathiba M Singh has stated,

"..any injunction order passed by the Court has to be effective. The . . .

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