Facebook is the new Orkut when it comes to communities (ab)using the service and in the past, a case was filed for ‘Hate Gandhi’ group and before that, few school girls were suspended from school for using Abusive Language on Facebook.
The latest to hit the newsstand is a FIR against Facebook in Meerut city by a social activist.
The FIR accused a Facebook profile of "instigating communal passions" and feared that it could lead to riots in India and the activist has named even those who have commented on the discussion (via) The person who has created the profile has warned of creating such profiles if profiles insulting and abusing Islam were not removed from Facebook. In response to this, people have posted anti-Islam remarks on the profile along with links of websites with equally bad abuses against Islam..
Time has come for Facebook to hire army of lawyers in India as well – earlier, Orkut was used for such malpractices and now Facebook has replaced the socionet.
Do you think Indians overreact?