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On Record/India restrains social media after the North-east crisis

We find a cyber attack on a country to create a divide among the population and create panic. It is unprecedented, says Pavan Duggal, Cyber Law Expert, on CNN-IBN

Print Edition: Sep 16, 2012

"We find a cyber attack on a country to create a divide among the population and create panic. It is unprecedented"
Pavan Duggal, Cyber Law Expert, on CNN-IBN

Kapil Sibal
Kapil Sibal
We have to impress upon the websites to create an institutional mechanism to prevent misuse of technology"
Kapil Sibal, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, in The Economic Times

Sunil Abraham
Sunil Abraham
"We are receiving the least cooperation from Twitter. Other social networking websites are working on our advice"
R. Chandrashekhar, Telecom Secretary, in Hindustan Times

mosimage"The Internet intermediaries are responding slowly because they now have to trawl through their networks and identify hate speech"
Sunil Abraham, Executive Director, Centre for Internet and Society, on NDTV

"We are always on the side of full freedom of the internet. But as the Indian government continues to investigate instances and preserve security, we also urge it to maintain the commitment to human rights, fundamental freedoms and rule of law"
Victoria Nuland, US State Department spokesperson, in Hindustan Times



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