Parliamentary body calls on Facebook India for protecting civil rights

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology (IT) convened representatives from Facebook on November 29th and will hear the views of representatives from Facebook India on the matter, with a special focus on the protection of civil rights and the safety of women in digital social / online -News media platforms.

“To hear the views of representatives from Facebook India on protecting civil rights and preventing the abuse of social / online news media platforms, including a special emphasis on the safety of women in the digital space,” said the committee’s agenda.

The committee will also hear officials from the Department of Electronics and Information Technology on protecting civil rights and preventing abuse of social / online news media platforms with a special focus on the safety of women in the digital space.

The committee will also discuss petitions from Facebook whistleblower Sophie, who has made multiple allegations against social media giant Facebook and its politically cunning attempt to sway Delhi 2020 parliamentary elections.

Senior Congressman Shashi Tharoor chairs the Parliament’s Standing Committee on Information and Technology.

(Only the headline and image of this report may have been revised by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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