Supreme Court Seeks Government Response on Plans to Snoop on Citizens’ Computers

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre seeking its response on multiple petitions challenging the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) order authorising security and intelligence agencies to snoop on all computers. Hearing the petitions filed by advocate ML Sharma among others, a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices Ashok Bhushan and Sanjay…

Supreme Court Asks Google If It Can Prevent Uploading of Obscene Videos

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought to know from Internet service provider Google whether it could “prevent” uploading of obscene contents like videos of sexual violence on websites. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and U U Lalit asked Google about its internal mechanism or “in-house procedure” to identify such obscene contents posted on…