India: Content moderation requirements in Amendment to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021

Progress

Current status
in consultation
20 Feb 2023 processing consultation
17 Jan 2023 in consultation

Scope

Implementers
India
Policy Area
Content moderation
Policy Instrument
Content moderation regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
platform intermediary: user-generated content
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

20 Feb 2023
processing consultation

Closed consultation on Amendment to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 including content moderation requirements

On 20 February 2023, the public consultation closed on the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) proposed Amendment to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT…

Source
Event type order
Action type consultation closed
Government branch executive
Government body central government
17 Jan 2023
in consultation

Opened consultation on Amendment to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 including content moderation requirements

On 17 January 2023, the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) opened a public consultation on the proposed Amendment to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT…

Source
Event type order
Action type consultation opened
Government branch executive
Government body central government