FIR Against Twitter: ‘Not safe for children,’ FIR against Twitter for violating Pokso law!
The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has filed an FIR against Twitter for providing false information and violating the Pocso Act. The NCPCR has also written a letter to the Center requesting to ban Twitter for children.
The NCPCR lodged the complaint against Twitter India through the Delhi Police. According to the complaint, the commission sent information to Twitter India in the wake of the two incidents. They respond accordingly. However, the commission alleges that the agency provided false information. Not only that, Pokso has been accused of violating the law against the micro-blogging site.
Multiple links to NCPCR allegations, child pornography on Twitter, WhatsApp groups involved in child abuse, the Dark Web, etc. have been found. However, the company did not say anything about deleting those links. No action was ever taken.
The commission alleges that the social media platform is indifferent to such links involving child abuse. That is why as long as this social media platform is not safe, it should be banned for children, the petition to the Center. Prevention of Children from Sexual Offenses or Pokso Act. The law was introduced in 2012 to take legal action against children accused of sexual abuse. The commission alleges that Twitter violated the law.
Meanwhile, this micro-blogging site is also a bit confused about the new guideline issue of the center. A notice from the Delhi High Court went to Twitter on Monday morning. There they were asked to know their position on this central law. After getting the notice of the Delhi High Court, the tone of Twitter became practically soft. They said today that they will protect the privacy of the users in accordance with the laws of the country. As a result, Twitter has made it clear that they, like other social media platforms, are following the country’s laws.