Summary Box: Sites remove content on India’s order

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GONE: Media reports say Google India has removed Web pages deemed offensive to Indian political and religious leaders.

THE REASON: The site needs to comply with a court case that has raised censorship fears in the world’s largest democracy. The action follows weeks of intense government pressure for 22 Internet giants to remove photographs, videos or text considered “anti-religious” or “anti-social.”

BROADER BLOCKS: A New Delhi court Monday gave Facebook, Google, YouTube and Blogspot and the other sites two weeks to present further plans for policing their networks, according to the Press Trust of India.