Unholy row leads to charge that Facebook fostering religious intolerance

Social notworking site Facebook has been reported to the Indian police for allegedly fomenting dissention between Hindus and Muslims.

According to the Times of India,  Nutan Thakur laid a complaint – called a First Information Report (FIR) – alleging that a Facebook page breached the Information Technology Act 2000.

Nutan told the newspaper that the page described three Hindu gods as “idiots” – and multiple abusive discussions have followed on the page from people with more than one axe to grind.

She alleges that Facebook has been reported to the police because it has failed to block the site, so breaching the act.  

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