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SC issues notice on a Writ petition filed by PUCL challenging inter alia the Intermediary Rules

SC issues notice on a Writ petition filed by PUCL challenging inter alia the Intermediary Rules

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Subordinate Committee Report suggests a fresh look at the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules, 2011

The Lok Sabha Committee on Subordinate Legislation in its report stated that the Committee expect the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to have a fresh look at the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules, 2011 and make such amendments as necessary to ensure that there is no ambiguity in any of the provisions of the […]

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DEITY issued a clarification on the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules, 2011 stating that the intermediaries should respond within 36 hours and they should redress such complaints within one month.

DEITY issued a clarification on the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules, 2011 which states : The Intermediary shall respond or acknowledge to the complainant within thirty six hours of receiving the complaint/grievances about any such information. Further, the Grievance Officer of the intermediary shall redress such complaints promptly but in any case within one month […]

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Writ petition in the Supreme Court challenging Rules 3(2), 3(3), 3(4) and 3(7) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 filed by Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, an independent Member of Parliament

Writ petition in the Supreme Court challenging Rules 3(2), 3(3), 3(4) and 3(7) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 filed by Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar.

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Cyber Rules Advisory Committee Meeting Held

Cyber Rules Advisory Committeemeeting held. A presentation was made which highlighted that the words used in section 66A and section 79 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 have been used in the Acts of other countries. http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=89654

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A roundtable was called by Mr. Kapil Sibal to discuss issues regarding Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.

A Round table was called by Mr. Kapil Sibal to discuss issues regarding Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.

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Mr. Kapil Sibal, Minister for ICT, replies to the annulment motion in the Rajya Sabha. He assured that he will call for a discussion with all stakeholders. Motion was defeated.

Mr. Kapil Sibal while replying to the motion to annul Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 said that he will call a discussion of all stakeholders. Motion was defeated.

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Motion to annul Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 was moved by Mr. P. Rajeev in the Rajya Sabha.

Motion to annul Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 was moved by Mr. P. Rajeev in the Rajya Sabha.

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Writ petition was filed in the Kerala High Court challenging Rule 4 of Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.

Mr. Shojan Jacob filed a writ in the Kerala High Court challenging Rule 4 of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.

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Mr. Jayant Chaudhary, a Lok Sabha MP, spoke against the Rules in the Parliament and said that the Rules curb the right to freedom of speech and are violative of the IT Act.

Mr. Jayant Chaudhary, a Lok Sabha MP, spoke against the Rules in the Parliament and said that the Rules curb the right to freedom of speech and are violative of the IT Act.

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