Google Removes Content After Complaints By Hindus, Muslims and Christians

‘Internet giants Google Inc and Facebook removed content from some Indian domain websites on Monday following a court directive warning them of a crackdown “like China” if they did not take steps to protect religious sensibilities.

The two are among 21 companies ordered to develop a mechanism to block material considered religiously offensive after private petitioners took them to court over images deemed offensive to Hindus, Muslims and Christians. Two cases have been brought by individuals against internet companies in India, stoking fears about censorship in the world’s largest democracy’

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