India's Supreme Court Repeals Law Against 'Offensive' Online Content

March 24, 2015 9:39 AM

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India's Supreme Court Repeals Law Against 'Offensive' Online Content

In a landmark ruling, India’s apex court struck down a law that allowed the government to jail citizens for up to three years for posting “offensive” content on the Internet.

The contentious law, known as section 66A under the 2009 amendment to India’s Information Technology Act, was deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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