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Centre could ebook ‘fake’ YouTubers

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By Express News Service

NEW DELHI:  The Centre could contemplate registering a legal case towards the creators of YouTube channels and social media customers, who run an anti-India agenda and unfold faux information.  

The ministry of data and broadcasting (I&B) has ordered the blocking of greater than 100 YouTube channels and different digital platforms since December. Majority of them have been being operated from Pakistan and round 35 of them have been primarily based in India.

At least three officers of the ministry confirmed that no legal case or FIR is registered towards the handlers of the blocked Youtube channels or social media customers however added that the ministry could discover prospects to take motion towards the digital information retailers or accounts, that are primarily based in India. 

The ministry, following the inputs and suggestions from and safety companies, blocked the errant handles.

NEW DELHI:  The Centre could contemplate registering a legal case towards the creators of YouTube channels and social media customers, who run an anti-India agenda and unfold faux information.  

The ministry of data and broadcasting (I&B) has ordered the blocking of greater than 100 YouTube channels and different digital platforms since December. Majority of them have been being operated from Pakistan and round 35 of them have been primarily based in India.

At least three officers of the ministry confirmed that no legal case or FIR is registered towards the handlers of the blocked Youtube channels or social media customers however added that the ministry could discover prospects to take motion towards the digital information retailers or accounts, that are primarily based in India. 

The ministry, following the inputs and suggestions from and safety companies, blocked the errant handles.