Twitter chants #OnlineAzadi after Supreme Court scraps Section 66A

As the Supreme Court, scrapped Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, reactions poured in on Twitter hailing the move making the hashtag #OnlineAzadi trend on Twitter.

FP Staff March 25, 2015 14:35:31 IST
Twitter chants #OnlineAzadi after Supreme Court scraps Section 66A

In a landmark judgment, Supreme Court on Tuesday scrapped Section 66A of the Information Technology Act which was dubbed "draconian" by many. The law was in the eye of the storm for quite some time after a slew of arrests were made citing it.

Twitter chants OnlineAzadi after Supreme Court scraps Section 66A

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The vague wording of the law makes it easy for the police to use it in a subjective manner. But all that is over now. Twitter was abuzz with reactions after the SC decision so much so that #OnlineAzadi became one of the top trends on the micro-blogging website.

Here are a few tweets that hailed the scrapping of Section 66A:

 

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