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Social media companies can’t escape responsibility for spread of fake news: Madras HC

Hindustan Times, | By MC Rajan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2019 07:21 PM IST
A division bench of Justices M Sathyanarayanan and N Seshasayee made it clear that after providing a platform for people to post their views and share messages, these companies cannot abdicate their responsibility for the spread of incorrect and defamatory information or fake news.
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