Facebook’s Role in Delhi Riots Must Be Looked Into

The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that the national capital cannot afford any repetition of the violence that took place in February last year, while dismissing a plea by Facebook India’s vice president and managing director Ajit Mohan challenging the summons issued by the Delhi assembly’s Peace and Harmony Committee for failing to appear before it as a witness in a matter related to the riots.

According to news agency PTI, the top court observed that digital platforms like Facebook have become power centres with the ability to influence opinions. They must be accountable, the court said

— source thewire.in | July 08, 2021

Nullius in verba


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