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Monday, November 29, 2021

IT Rules


What’s happening with social media intermediaries in US is why IT rules are important... they create accountability: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

October 25, 2021 7:18 am

Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar says the IT rules are aimed at “keeping the Internet open” and explains why any law that governs the Internet has to take into account the “evolving jurisprudence” around cyberspace.

WhatsApp plea: In Delhi HC, Centre defends new IT rules

October 23, 2021 1:07 pm

The Government was responding to WhatsApp’s petition challenging the 2021 IT Rules’ requirement of enabling traceability of online messages.

Netflix CEO in India, takes up IT rules with Anurag Thakur

September 22, 2021 10:37 am

According to government sources, the newly implemented Information Technology Rules were among the subjects that came up for discussion.

Madras HC stays key clause: ‘May rob media of its independence’

September 17, 2021 7:21 am

This is the second instance of a High Court citing the right to freedom of speech while staying the same provision in the IT Rules. On August 14, the Bombay High Court had stayed Rule 9(1) and 9(3), saying they are “manifestly unreasonable and go beyond the IT Act, its aims and provisions.”