Your Facebook updates and photographs could be screened and censored before you could share them with your friends.
This is a part
of the new restrictions proposed by Kapil Sibal, the Hon'ble Minister
for Communication and Information Technology. The proposal would potentially let the Government pre-censor everything you share on the Internet, including websites like Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
people have signed Ritesh's petition within hours. Thousands of
celebrities and other public figures, like Kabir Bedi, Gul Panang,
Shobha De, and Shekhar Kapur, have voiced concerns about the proposal.
They have all said that our freedom of speech has to be protected, and not restricted.
new restrictions could be a serious threat to the right to free speech
under Article 19(1)(a) of the Indian Constitution. Every Facebook
update, picture uploaded, or message tweeted would be monitored and at
risk of being censored if the government finds it objectionable.