Slashdot reports Indian minister for Communications & Information Technology Kapil Sibal wants to censor the web:
"Indian minister for Communications & Information Technology Kapil Sibal met officials from Facebook, Google, YouTube and Yahoo on Monday, 5 December 2011, and told them to screen what goes on the sites. He basically asked the websites to actively screen content. How do you screen such massive amount of data? Well, the IT minister has the perfect recipe: 'We'll use humans to screen content and not technology,' said the IT minister. Meanwhile, he got it back from the social media."
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Re: Indian government wants to censor the web by IssacSollins on Wednesday, December 07 2011 @ 12:11:38 CET
The Indian Government is having a meeting with executives from Internet corporations and social networks Monday to ask for the businesses monitor information from consumers in India before publishing it. It is only the most recent round in the government's try to censor the Internet. This brand new policy could impact anything on the internet including smartphone and website apps. http://www.appisaurus.com/