Websites in danger, Google, Facebook summoned in Delhi HC

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New Delhi, Jan 16: After its warning, the Delhi High Court on Monday, Jan 16 summoned 21 websites including Google and Facebook over posting of obscene content in the sites controversy.

Earlier the high court warned the two popular sites to check its content. The court had warned the sites that it will block them if they do not remove and restrict obscene contents in their sites. [Read: India to block Facebook, Google?]

Here it also can be mentioned that a Delhi court had summoned 21 social networking sites including Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Youtube for facing trial for allegedly webcasting objectionable contents.

Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Sudesh Kumar took cognizance on a private criminal complaint and has directed the Centre for taking "immediate appropriate steps" and also file a report in the court by January 13.

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