Indian intelligence agencies to keep an eye on social media content

Soon, what you upload on Facebook and Youtube will be monitored by the country’s intelligence agencies. With social media firms, including Google and Facebook, declining to monitor content on their Web pages, the Government plans to do the job on its own.At a high-level meeting chaired by the National Security Advisor, it has decided to authorise five agencies, including the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) and Defence Research and Development Organisation, to monitor the Web and social media services for malicious content that could disturb law and order.

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