DCW Chief Swati Maliwal Summons Delhi Police Child Porn Videos Website on Twitter Chandigarh University Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi Women’s Commission Chairperson Swati Maliwal claimed on Tuesday that Twitter, one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, has become a vehicle for selling child porn videos. “The incident at the University of Chandigarh gave me pause and I asked my team to investigate. horrible,” DCW chief Swati Maliwal told reporters, as reported by the PTI news agency.

Swati Maliwal said the head of Twitter India was summoned to come to the Delhi Commission for Women office and respond. She asked if Twitter only abides by US law. Summonses have also been issued to the Delhi Police Cyber ​​Cell DCP in the matter.

Maliwal said the commission has opened an investigation.

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“Surprisingly, some of these videos even depicted the rape of children and women while they slept. social media platform users. The commission has shared a list of these tweets with the Delhi Police and Twitter,” the panel said.

DCW also asked the platform to provide reasons why the tweets weren’t deleted or flagged by it.

“The commission also sought data regarding the number of such tweets currently available on Twitter. In addition, it sought the number of tweets illustrating child pornography and rape identified, removed and flagged by Twitter over the past four years. “, said the panel.

DCW also asked Twitter about the standard operating procedure (SOP) related to erasing and detailing this content tracked by the platform. He tried to find out if artificial intelligence and machine learning tools are used by Twitter to distinguish and naturally delete tweets describing abuse against women and children.

(With PTI inputs)

Sherry J. Basler