Blocking of websites, webpages/removal of defamatory content from website or facebook
Blocking of Websites or Webpages or removing online content in India
Various types of services we provide in this offering
1. Blocking of Website by Court Order or any other legal means.
2. Removal or blocking of defamatory content or web pages or on social networking web sites.
Blocking of Website in India can be achieved for preventing copyright infringement, obscenity and defamation, Communal disharmony, Danger to the Country etc. Website blocking is addressed by the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking for Access of Information by Public) Rules, 2009 (the Blocking Rules), published by the Central Government (Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Department of Information Technology).
This can be achieved by getting injunction order from the court addressed to Nodal officer of the Government of India to Block the web site or web sites.
Removal or blocking of defamatory content, is addressed by the Information Technology (Intermediaries guidelines) Rules, 2011, notified on 11 April 2011 (the Intermediary Rules). These rules require intermediaries to remove information that belongs to another person within 36 hours.
Other Options include getting John Doe Orders from the court (we can file for a John Doe court order claiming that the applicant copyright owners anticipate infringing activity that could cause financial loss to him).
Getting help of Cyber Police also remains a remedy for few incidences.
Cyber Law Consulting (Advocates & Attorneys) have rich domain expertise in handling matters of removing defmatory contents from websites and social networking web sites like facebook, twitter, blog sites etc. managing online presence or brand requires managing online avtar without online defamation.We provide consultation and actual legal solutions.