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Indian censorship of social networks: Google, Facebook, and others on trial

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Google, Facebook, and a number of other websites are being targeted by the Indian government over their responsibility for user-posted content on their sites. The social networks claim that it is unfeasible for them to monitor everything that gets posted by their users, and that if content is reported as inappropriate they are quick to respond. However, criminal cases have been brought — notably by journalist Vinay Rai — against the sites, saying that the companies are not meeting their responsibilities.Follow the whole story right here.