tech2 news staffJuly 21, 2021 12:03:14 IST
Delhi police have sent a reminder to Twitter to share information about accounts used to distribute child pornography content on the platform. Delhi police have searched for details such as links shared on Twitter, accounts used to share such content, location and server information, including where the content was posted.
Twitter has so far not responded to a request sent on June 30th.
Delhi police on June 29th registers FIR against Twitter on the alleged authorization of child pornography on a microblogging platform following a complaint from the National Commission for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (NCPCR). The case was registered under the Indian Criminal Code (IPC), Child Sexual Offenses Protection Act (POCSO) and the relevant provisions of the Information Technology Act.
The complaint was made by NCPCR President Priyank Kanoongo, who found that a “toolkit for deep and dark networks” was also available on Twitter. This gives everyone, including children, the opportunity to acquire CSAM.
A Twitter spokesman was on June 30th responded to the FIR saying that the forum has “zero tolerance for child sexual abuse” and that the company is taking a “proactive approach to combating the sexual exploitation of minors at our service”.
“Twitter has zero tolerance for child sexual abuse (CSE) and we have a proactive approach to combating the sexual exploitation of minors we employ. We have been at the forefront of meeting the changing challenge of preventing child abuse on the Internet and continuing to aggressively combat child sexual abuse technology necessary to stay ahead of this problem. We will continue to invest in the proactive detection and removal of content that violates Twitter rules. to work with Indian law enforcement and NGO partners to address the problem. “
This was the fourth FIR against Twitter since lost his legal shield In India.