Orkut bans Indian Mujahideen communitySeptember 25th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 25 (ANI): Following the serial blasts in the national capital on September 13, Google’’s social networking site Orkut on Thursday banned a community named as ”Indian Mujahideen”.
A Google spokesperson said: “Google strongly condemns illegal activities and those that encourage terrorism and violence.
We take abuse on Orkut very seriously as such activities diminish the experience for our users,” the spokesperson added.
Indian Mujahideen, the terror outfit that had claimed responsibility for the July 26 Ahmedabad blasts, said it had carried out the serial blasts in Delhi as well, in an email to media organizations.
“The communities and profiles indulging in illegal activities are a clear violation of our terms and condition, the Google spokesperson said, and added, We treat requests from law enforcement agencies, coming in through the appropriate legal process, with priority in terms of reviewing them and take prompt and effective action if the content report violates our terms of service that prohibit illegal activity.”
On Orkut, one can find various communities dedicated to areas like environment, education, health, peace, poverty, educational institutions and cultural and religious groups as well. (ANI)
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