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It has taken over 7 years for India to revamp its #cybersecurity policy — experts say there's room for carrots and sticks but not surveillance

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@pabsgill India was among the first few countries to launch a #cybersecurity policy back in 2013 and now it is looking to revamp that framework. According to Bloomberg, the new rules will be approved by the cabinet committee on security headed by Prime Minister #NarendraModi.
@pabsgill The move to set up a new system comes amid increasing reports of hackers from other countries targeting users in India and the country’s critical infrastructure.

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India’s new rules for #OTTplatforms could lead an increase in content-related disputes

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@KhaitanCo Until now content on #OTTplatforms such as #Netflix, #AmazonPrimeVideo, #Hotstar and others were largely unregulated, allowing them to cater to varied sensibilities. However, content on OTT platforms has also courted controversy time and again.

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@KhaitanCo A 3-tier grievance redressal mechanism has been prescribed for #OTTplatforms as well as news portals. This might eventually lead to a substantial increase in content related disputes in India.

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#Facebook and #Twitter have a ton of new rules to abide by in India ⁠— #WhatsApp may find itself in the toughest spot of all

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@pabsgill Along with the rules, came a stern message from the Minister for IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad, who essentially told these platforms to brace for increased scrutiny and compliance.

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@pabsgill #WhatsApp will be in the toughest spot of all with the government mandating the tracking of ‘first originator’ or the ‘creator of mischief’, which would mean breaking the end-to-end encryption.

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[Social Media Regulation]: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses media. Law Minister addresses press conference on new rules and guidelines
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Government welcomes right to dissent: @rsprasad

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Government says the focus is on the redressal mechanism and the rights of users on a social media platform: Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Schitt’s Creek star #DanLevy lashes out at an Indian channel for censorship on the show - by @SanchDash

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Canadian actor and the writer, producer of the immensely popular comedy show Schitt’s Creek Daniel Levy (@danjlevy) lashed out at the Indian arm of a global television channel for allegedly censoring a kiss between the two leading men of the show.
Levy took to Twitter about the censorship of gay intimacy on particularly the Indian channel. @danjlevy had pointed out a snippet from the show that Comedy Central India had shared on Twitter in March 2019 when the show was being aired on the channel.
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