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Blue Paper: Misinformation and Draft Intermediary Guidelines

Feb 01,2019 | 11:44 am

In the wake of increased spread of misinformation on social media, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued The Draft Information Technology [Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules], 2018.

SFLC.in conducted a series of discussions on misinformation and the proposed Draft Intermediary Guidelines across India in January 2019 including New Delhi (Jan 11 & 18), Bengaluru (Jan 15), Mumbai (Jan 16) and Kochi (Jan 30).

This Blue Paper contains the comments, remarks and inputs made during the above-mentioned discussions by the participants. The document does not reflect the views of SFLC.in.

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