Facebook India execs set to depose before parliamentary panel on Monday

Top executives of Facebook India are expected to depose before a parliamentary panel chaired by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.
By PTI
| Updated on Nov 28 2021, 12:57 AM IST
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT is scheduled to meet on Monday to hear the views of Facebook India execs on the subject of safeguarding citizens' rights.
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT is scheduled to meet on Monday to hear the views of Facebook India execs on the subject of safeguarding citizens' rights. (REUTERS)

Top executives of Facebook India are expected to depose before a parliamentary panel chaired by senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology is scheduled to meet on Monday to hear the views of the representatives of Facebook India on the subject of safeguarding citizens' rights and prevention of misuse of social/online news media platforms, according to a notice issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat.

The meeting will also deliberate on the security of women in the digital space, especially on social media.

Top officials of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will also depose before the panel on the same issue, according to the notice.

The panel has held several meetings on the subject and had summoned top executives of various social media platforms. 

 

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First Published Date: 28 Nov, 12:57 AM IST
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