HC to hear plea for removal of explicit content from web series

The NGO alleged that the contents were violative of Indian Penal Code and Information Technology Act.
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New Delhi, Oct 15 : The Delhi High Court on Monday said that it will hear on November 14 a plea for the removal of vulgar and sexually explicit content from over-the-top media services including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others.

The petition, filed by an NGO named Justice for Rights through advocate Harpreet S. Hora, seeks a law or guidelines for regulating the contents available on online platforms.

The petitioner said that online platforms offered vulgar, sexually explicit, pornographic, profane, virulent, religiously forbidden and morally unethical contents in order to attract more subscribers and generate profit.

The NGO alleged that the contents were violative of Indian Penal Code and Information Technology Act.

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