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India: Government Bans Bulk SMS To Stop Rumors

Medianama reports that the Ministry of Home affairs of India has banned bulk SMS and MMS for a period of 15 days. This directive came after reports revealed that rumors are being spread following violence in Assam, leading to mass exodus of people from the North-East region, from several Indian cities.

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  • […] government of India has blocked bulk text messaging reportedly to stop the spread of rumors. Five people have been arrested for spreading rumors through […]

  • […] government of India has blocked bulk text messaging reportedly to stop the spread of rumors. Five people have been arrested for spreading rumors through […]

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