Section 69 A of the Information and Technology Act, 2000 empowers the Central Government to issue directions to block public access to any information through any computer source.
When the Central Government or any officer specially authorized by it is satisfied that it is necessary in the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India, it may issue an order to block public access to such information.
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We will also note the powers of the Central Government under Section 69 A, some instances related to it in India, and debates surrounding the topic.
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