Facebook will provide details of private chats to the Delhi police in sensitive cases, like those related to crimes against women and children, senior Facebook officials told cyber wing officers in a meeting last week, reports the Indian Express. MediaNama has reached out to Facebook to more details and will update this when we hear from them. The meeting was reportedly attended by the cyber wing department heads from various districts and specialized units of the Delhi police, Facebook's special team (unspecified) from the US, and Facebook India trust and safety head Satya Yadav. According to the report, the agenda for the meeting was: Police personnel explained that they needed to access private messages to get clues about kidnapping for ransom cases. Facebook said that it would provide these details after considering the gravity of the case, if, for example, they were related to women and children. Police members also said that Facebook was taking too much time to respond to their requests, and asked that information be provided more speedily. Yadav shared his email and other unspecified personal details, and asked the police to contact him if they needed information in a time-bound manner. The police officers also requested Facebook to provide the IP register, IP logs, mobile numbers, and email addresses when they needed it. Sneha adds: It is quite unclear if Facebook is looking to address these issues through a different redressal mechanism (and even what sort of experts would this team be made of), keeping aside…
Facebook to share private chat and account details with Delhi Police for sensitive cases: report
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