Wed. Sep 23rd, 2020
Facebook Summoned on September 2 by Parliamentary Panel on IT Over Social Media Misuse

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Engineering has summoned representatives of Facebook on September 2 to hear their views on prevention of misuse of social media platforms, the Lok Sabha secretariat said on Thursday.

Yet another agenda will be the oral proof of the representatives of the Ministry of Electronics and Data Technology on the topic “safeguarding citizens” rights and prevention of misuse of the social/on-line information media platforms which includes distinctive emphasis on women safety in the digital room.”

The Committee headed by senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has also summoned representatives of the Ministry of Electronics and Data Engineering more than the exact same challenge, on September 2.

Meanwhile, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey who is a member of the standing committee on Information Engineering has written to the Lok Sabha Speaker looking for the elimination of Tharoor from the publish of its chairman. In accordance to Dubey, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram had violated guidelines of method of Lok Sabha.

The Jharkhand MP had on Wednesday offered a breach of privilege discover towards Tharoor and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over Facebook row.

Dubey mentioned Tharoor has no powers to summon any entity/organisation devoid of consulting the members of the committee. “The agenda of any sitting of the parliamentary committee is determined just after due deliberations and consultation with all the members,” he mentioned.


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