07 February, 2021
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Are platforms required to comply with government requests?
What does the law in India cover?
Who are the intermediaries?
The term ‘intermediaries’ includes:
It includes any person who, on behalf of another, “receives, stores or transmits” any electronic record. Social media platforms would fall under this definition.
What are the Centre’s powers vis-à-vis intermediaries?
How does the government block websites and networks?
What are the obligations of intermediaries under Indian law?
Is the liability of the intermediary absolute?
Shreya Singhal vs U.O.I (2015) case
Issue with the draft rules for intermediaries
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