InfoLex | Rules for Intermediary and Digital Media Ethics Code

Published On: 01/03/2021

Authors:

Avimukt Dar
Suneeth Katarki
Namita Viswanath
Shreya Suri
In response to the mass dissemination of fake news and offensive/ unregulated content online, the Indian Government has issued a Digital Media Ethics Code for intermediaries, social media companies and OTT Platforms. INDUSLAW’s Avimukt Dar, Suneeth Katarki, Namita Viswanath, Shreya Suri, Priyanka Ashok and Annupriya Agarwal take a deep-dive into the implications of these new rules and what they mean not only for such intermediaries, but also for users of these platforms.