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FAQ on Draft Amendment of Intermediary Guidelines Rules in India

Jul 25,2020 | 12:58 pm

The Central Government notified the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 in April, 2011. A draft amendment of these Rules has been issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), ostensibly for dealing with the fake news and misinformation problem. However, the Rules could result in weakening the security and privacy of apps and websites and erode the safe harbour protection available to intermediaries. MeitY is seeking comments to the Draft Rules by 15 January 2019.

This FAQ aims at making these Draft Rules easy to understand and at making various stakeholders aware of the problems with the draft Rules.

FAQ on Draft Amendment of Intermediary Guidelines Rules in India

The Central Government notified the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 in April, 2011. A draft amendment of these Rules ...

FAQ on Intermediary Rules

The Central Government notified the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 in April, 2011. The rules which seek to control ...