World India's top court affirms people's right to free speech on Internet

The Indian Supreme Court struck down a provision on Tuesday that had called for imprisoning people who send 'offensive' messages by computer or cellphone.

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India's top court affirmed people's right to free speech in cyberspace Tuesday by striking down a provision that had called for imprisoning people who send "offensive" messages by computer or cellphone.