IT Rules

India’s internet regulation is striking delicate balance

Content moderation and accountability are paramount for upholding law and order in the digital space. While regulations like the IT Rules, 2021, set guidelines for intermediaries and platforms, they must uphold fundamental rights and due process.

New IT Rules To Ensure Grievance Against Twitter, FB, YT Is Addressed, Citizens Feel Safe: MoS Chandrasekhar

The primary goal of the new IT policies is to protect Indian citizens from fake misleading information, online intimidation and predatory behaviour from cyber criminals, MoS for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar told The New Indian.

No Social Media Has Right To Violate Indian Constitution, New Appellate To Deal: Chandrasekhar

Emphasizing that social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp  are bound by Indian constitution when it comes to their content moderation, Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar spelt out the ramifications of the new IT rules today at a press briefing in the national capital. The newly introduced Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics […]

Govt Amends IT Rules, Makes Social Media Compliant With Indian Law 

In a major decision that comes a day after the social media giant acted tough on its anti-India executives, the government of India amended IT rules. The new rules make social media compliant with Indian law.

Making Tech Accountable: US Now Takes Cue From India’s IT Rules 2021

While India’s approach to checking the unhinged perils of the digital world has been a subject of contention for the self-appointed custodians of democracy, it seems the ‘free society’ of the United States has taken a leaf out of the very approach. In June this year, Union minister of state for electronic and technology Rajeev […]