13 Jan '12, 10pm

India govt backs case against internet giants: [Reuters] - By Frank Jack Daniel and Arup Roychoudhury NEW DELHI

By Frank Jack Daniel and Arup Roychoudhury NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government on Friday threw its weight behind a case against internet giants including Google and Facebook, who are embroiled in a battle over offensive content after a judge warned websites may be blocked "like in China". The case, which has stoked worries about freedom of speech in the world's largest democracy, was brought by a private petitioner seeking to remove images considered offensive to Hindus, Muslims and Christians from websites. The government on Friday officially sanctioned prosecuting 21 companies including Google (GOOG.O) and Facebook. "The government of India...finds it appropriate to grant sanction...to proceed against the accused persons in the aforesaid complaint in national harmony, integration and national interest," a court document seen by Reuters said. The next hearing was ...

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