Govt To Check Misuse Of Social Media: Ravi Shankar Prasad

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| October 14 , 2015 , 22:20 IST
[caption id="attachment_46863" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Net neutrality, final decision, skype Whatsapp free internet call BJP spokesperson and Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad (File Photo: PTI)[/caption] The government will take steps to check misuse of social media platforms over disrupting communal harmony and national security, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in New Delhi on Wednesday. "As far as radicalisation or extremism or communal views are concerned, there is a proper mechanism of coordination between the Home Ministry and our ministry (IT and Telecom ministry)," the minister told reporters in a meeting. ALSO READ: Govt To Ask Social Media Companies To Block Hate Messages He added that recognising the larger commitment of the government, in the case of security, in case of communal harmony and extremism, "if certain steps are needed, they will be taken".