Is online freedom under threat in India?
20 February 2012 Last updated at 06:33 GMT
The government in India has pledged that it will not censor social media, in response to a growing uproar over its internet guidelines.
The rules require websites to remove any content which could be offensive or objectionable within 36 hours of receiving a complaint.
Critics say the approach is an infringement of free speech. The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan reports from Mumbai.