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IT Rules 2021


‘Fingerprint techniques to locate originator of message not absolute, vulnerable to impersonation’

April 08, 2021 3:23 pm

While WhatsApp and Signal do not keep a log of who users are messaging, the argument is also made for a digital signature or a unique hash ID to be added to each message. But this might not be a fool-proof method, argue experts.

Delhi HC asks Centre to reply to plea challenging new IT rules

March 19, 2021 1:41 pm

The court listed the plea filed by Quint Digital Media Ltd for further hearing on April 16, along with another similar petition which was filed earlier by the Foundation for Independent Journalism and The Wire.

Kerala HC notice to Union Govt on plea challenging constitutional validity of IT Rules 2021

March 13, 2021 6:02 pm

The petition said Part III of the impugned rules impermissibly extends the scope of the IT Act to publishers of online news, current affairs, and online curated content, and is thus ultra vires the parent statute, which does not contemplate the regulation of Digital News Media.