Press Trust of India
08. December 2018 14:57 IST
WhatsApp said child pornography has no place on the messaging platform and that it is against the distribution of such content, including banning accounts based on user reports. Child pornography referred to as "disgusting," WhatsApp said, he also responds to valid legal claims by law enforcement agencies to investigate these types of crimes.
We can and do action on the basis of user reports, including the ban on accounts. WhatsApp spokesman said in a statement that child pornography has no place on the messaging platform.
The comments came as the Supreme Court said Thursday, the center and Internet giants, including Google, Microsoft and Facebook has agreed that video must be "eradicated" with rape, child pornography and offensive material.
A number of judges, Madan B Lokur and UU Lalit, pointed out that intermediaries have "mixed reactions" to the Center's proposals for proactive monitoring tools for the automatic deletion of illegal content by providing tools based on artificial Intelligence.
"As far as the proposals of the Union of India, as mentioned in the decree of 28 November 2018, are concerned, it seems that each of the different entities react differently to them. Google and YouTube have a reaction. Facebook, Microsoft and WhatsApp have different reactions, "the bank said in their order.
Each of these entities would submit a proposal or draft standard operating procedure (SoP) for the purpose of implementing that of the center. "Everyone agrees that child pornography, rape and gang videos and offensive material must be eradicated. The proposed draft / draft SoP will be drafted on this premise, "the bank said.
The Center suggested to the court last month that intermediaries should use trusted flaggers to identify and delete unlawful content, and also provide a 24×7 It also suggested that law enforcement investigations should be promptly remedied to remove illegal content.