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Twitter India Asked To Remove Pornographic Content Within A Week

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked Twitter India to immediately remove all pornographic and obscene content from the platform.

Taking suo moto cognizance of several profiles on Twitter which have been sharing pornographic content, NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has written to Twitter India MD to ensure that all such content is removed within a week.

The Commission has also written to the Delhi Police Commissioner to investigate the matter and take appropriate action.

The Commission is disturbed by the fact that Twitter took no action despite the matter being brought to its notice earlier on the basis of a similar complaint.

The NCW has shared details of a few profiles which share pornographic content, pointing out that it violates Indian laws as well as Twitter’s policies.