Delhi Police has lodged an FIR against Twitter for allegedly allowing access to child pornography.
The FIR was lodged by the Delhi Police against Twitter following a complaint by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).
A case has been registered under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC), Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and IT Act.
The NCPCR had earlier written a letter to Delhi Deputy Commissioner of Police (Cyber Cell) Anyesh Roy asking the Delhi Police to book Twitter based on the findings of the commission that child sexual abuse material (CSAM) was available on the micro-blogging platform.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Police said: “Acting on a complaint received from the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights regarding the availability of child sexual abuse and child pornographic material on Twitter in the form of various accounts and links, an FIR under relevant sections of IPC, IT Act and POCSO Act has been registered by the Cyber Crime Unit, and investigation has been taken up.”
In its letter, the NCPCR had also alleged that it was found “the toolkit for deep and dark web” was also available on Twitter.