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Court asks Facebook, Orkut to remove objectionable pictures

A Delhi court has ordered several social networking companies like Facebook, Google and Orkut to remove some pictures from their websites.

By:IANS
| Updated on: Dec 22 2011, 12:51 IST

A Delhi court has ordered several social networking companies like Facebook, Google and Orkut to remove some pictures from their websites.

The court of administrative civil judge Mukesh Kumar was hearing a petition filed by Mufti Aijaz Arshad Qasmi who objected to images hurting religious sentiments.

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The court said: 'The defendants are directed to remove the photographs from their social networking sites'.

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The court ruling came after viewing photographs shown by Qasmi, which the court said had 'content of defamation and derogation against the sentiments of every community.'

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First Published Date: 22 Dec, 12:42 IST
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