Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Android May Get Banned In INDIA due to Adult Content

Android May Get Banned In INDIA due to Adult Content

Accordingto DNA and PTI, Google’s Android platform, on which many smart are built and sold in India, reportedly hosts many adult appliions that are considered unsuitable for viewing by children. Amid rising instances of adult content freely available on appliions supported by Android , Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal sought suggestions from the media to dl with the issue.
I want you people to suggest how can we close it. If we want to close it, you will attack us. I want all the media to come together and tell the minister how to dl with it so that if I do something about it, you don’t attack meSibal told reporters in response to a query on the government’s action to adult appliions on Android platform.

When contacted, a Google spokesperson said the company builds tools and controls into
products that help people manage their online experience.

Google Play developer program policy does not allow content that contains nudity, graphic sex acts, or sexually explicit material. Google has a zero-tolerance policy against child pornographyGoogle spokesperson said in a statement.
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It added that if Google becomes aware of content with child pornography, it will report it to the appropriate authorities and delete the Google accounts of those involved with the distribution. “Similarly for Android, we offer content filtering. Google Play requires developers to label their appliions according to the Google Play ratings system, which consists of four levels,” the statement said. The government had recently come in for sharp criticism for ordering certain websites and web pages blocked for carrying obscene content.

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