NLSIU VC Sudhir Krishnaswamy on independent content oversight board announced by Facebook to decide on deletion of controversial posts.


On wednesday, Facebook announced 20 members to be part of the board, which comprises of lawyers, judges, academics and journalists and others from around the world.


Sudhir Krishnaswamy is one among 20 members of the board, they will decide what controversial post are appropriate to keep for group discussions and which ones have to be deleted, on the social media platform Facebook and Instagram.


Krishnaswamy is an alumnus of NLSIU, Bangalore having graduated in 1998. He has been a Teaching Fellow in Law at the Pembroke College at Oxford University, an Assistant Professor at NLSIU, a Professor at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, and Dean of Azim Premji University. He is a co-founder of the Centre for Law & Policy Research (CLPR).