Rear Admiral Gupta made the remarks while speaking at the Capsule on Science Technology and Applied Research, organised for senior officers of the three armed forces, at the Military Institute of Technology.
“There is no new law. There is no change even in a comma or a full stop in the existing rules and regulations," the MHA official said, clarifying that the 10 agencies mentioned in the notification were already empowered to intercept electronic communications since 2011.
The Indian Express had reported Monday that the government’s proposed amendments to rules under Section 79 of the IT Act make it mandatory for online platforms to “proactively” deploy technology to enable access to content seen as “unlawful”.
The proposed amendments to rules under Section 79 of the Information Technology (IT) Act make it mandatory for online platforms to “proactively” deploy technology, which would enable a ferreting of content seen as “unlawful”.
Erendro, however, said that he would not pay for his bail until he is released unconditionally. He alleged that the developing situation is a gross injustice as there has been no action against those who created and uploaded the inflammatory video.