New IT Rules 2021 Current Affairs, GK & News

Amendments in IT Rules, 2021

On October 28, the Central Government notified amendments to the IT Rules, 2021. What is IT Rules, 2021? Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 or IT Rules, 2021 was notified by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY). It replaces decade-old rules regulating social media intermediaries (SMI) to make them ..

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Draft amendments to IT Rules 2021

Government has released draft amendments to IT Rules 2021 and sought public comments on some amendments to it. New IT rules 2021 Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had released new IT rules in 2021. It came into effect from May 26, 2021. These rules provide a framework for content regulation by online publishers ..

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India Press Freedom Report, 2021

The India Press Freedom Report, 2021 was recently released by the Rights and Risks Analysis Group. According to the report, 13 media houses and newspapers were targeted in the country, 108 journalists were attacked, and 6 journalists were killed. Key Findings The highest number of journalist attack was in Jammu and Kashmir. J&K faced more ..

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Twitter India appoints Interim chief compliance officer

Twitter India has appointed an interim chief compliance officer to comply with the new IT rules in India. Highlights Twitter India will also designate two other executives in accordance with the new IT rules, soon. In a court filing earlier recently, central government had said, Twitter do not enjoy liability protection against user-generated content in ..

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Google publishes report under new IT rules

Tech Giant, Google released its Transparency report on June 30, 2021 in compliance with the IT rules. Key points of Transparency report Transparency report was published as India tightens its stand against google for its new IT rules. As per google, it received a total of 27,762 complaints in April 2021 while number of removals ..

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Twitter appoints interim Chief Compliance Officer for India

Twitter has appointed interim Chief Compliance Officer in India to comply with the Indian government’s new IT rules. Key Points Twitter appointed Chief Compliance Officer after a prolonged battle with Indian government over its new IT rules. India announced new IT rules in February, 2021 which was implemented on May 25. It requires tech companies ..

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