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Facebook Tells India It Won't Help Censor the Web 168

Posted by samzenpus
from the censor-it-yourself dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Indian Communications and IT minister Kapil Sibal yesterday announced a proposal to have technology companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and Twitter pre-screen user generated content so that community sentiments are not hurt. Social media platforms are being asked to censor whatever politicians deem objectionable and too offensive for the Internet. Sibal called a news conference when the story broke, and following it, Facebook responded to say that it can't help in the effort."
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Facebook Tells India It Won't Help Censor the Web

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