Supreme Court hears case against Facebook & Delhi Govt in connection with the Riots case

Facebook Vs Delhi Government: Today Supreme Court said that Delhi Assembly can seek information from Facebook and its officials in connection with their alleged role in the 2020 Delhi Riots, also said that the Assembly's peace and harmony committee would have no jurisdiction over many issues, including the law and order of Delhi, which comes under the Central govt. SC said that the social media platforms are having power & potential to influence people across borders, like Facebook & debates and posts on these platforms may have potential to polarise the society as many members of society do not have the wherewithal to verify contents.

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