A bunch of petitions had been filed by entities who had approached the Delhi High Court after social media platforms, such as Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, amongst others, had suspended their social media handles without any prior intimation.
A petition has been moved in the Supreme Court against actor Kangana Ranaut's outbursts against the Sikh community over protests against the now-repealed three farm laws. The petitioner, Advocate Sardar Charanjeet Singh Chanderpal, sought directives to all social media companies to curtail or censor or delete Ranaut's statements made against Sikhs given the vast number of Sikhs in the farm laws protest.
The Delhi High Court has recently issued a notice in a plea seeking directions to remove certain objectionable content related to “Hindu Gods from the social media platform “Instagram” which is owned by Facebook.
A petitioner from Bangalore said that the pictures she has posted on Instagram and Facebook have been illegally lifted and placed by two respondents on a pornographic website, with derogatory captions.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday has issued notice to Central Government, Facebook, Google and Twitter on a plea filed seeking directions to social media companies to remove illegal groups on their platforms for the 'safety and security of children' in cyberspace.
Delhi High Court directed Delhi Police, Cyber Crime Cell to complete the investigation expeditiously & submit its report in trial Court in ‘Bois Locker Room’ matter, while disposing of the plea which had sought directions for the immediate arrest of members of the group and to constitute SIT.