SC issues notice to Centre on scrapped Section 66A of IT act, questions why it is still used

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre on the scrapped Section 66A of IT act, which was removed six years ago expressing shock over the fact that it is still in use. The Section 66A of the IT Act allowed arrests for posting offensive content on social media sites. The controversial provision made posting offensive material on social networking sites an offence punishable by up to three years in jail. The apex court asked cops across states to ensure that no case is filed under this law. Watch the full video to know more about this story and stay updated with the latest news and breaking stories only on Times Now.

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