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Indian goverment blocking websites

  1. 1. Indian Government - Blocking Website Internet censorship in India is selectively practiced by both federal and state governments to block access to Internet content on a large scale for removing content that is obscene or otherwise objectionable or national security have become more common in recent years Websites Blocked Are Blocked By Indian Government Or Internet service providers Which can easily be accessed through proxy servers A proxy server is a server (a computer system or an application) that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers
  2. 2. 5th December, 2011 Kapil Sibal, India’s acting telecommunications minister warnssocial websites over objectionable content andFacebook, Google, YouTube and Yahoo, asked them to evolve amechanism to filter such “inflammatory” and “defamatory”
  3. 3. More then 350 Websites Would Get effected Which includes Social Network Facebook Twitter Linkedin Orkut Search Engines Google Yahoo Microsoft
  4. 4. Finally Google And all other website end up byremove around 358 items by the Government ofIndia out of which 255 itemsOrkut Removed 19 ItemsOther reasons includeDefamation (39 Requests)Privacy And Security (20 Requests) Impersonation (14 Requests) Hate Speech (8 Requests) Pornography (3 Requests)National Security (1 Request)
  5. 5. Bibliography :Times Of India(The Hindu (WikipediaGoogle Thank you For your Co-operation