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Kerala govt. to have its own OTT platform

Kerala government has proposed to have its own over-the-top (OTT) platform. Government has planned to launch it by November 1. Highlights Launch of OTT platform is a sudden attack and a cultural intervention into online content streaming space. It is not something prompted by market or revenues. Why Kerala will launch new OTT platform? Major ..

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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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IBF to be renamed as IBDF

Apex body of broadcasters, Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has extended its purview to cover digital streaming platforms. Also, it will be renamed as Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation (IBDF). Significance of the move Extended coverage will bring broadcasters and OTT (over-the-top) platforms, under one roof. Decision was taken in the view of substantial jump in ..

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Centre’s New Guidelines on Social Media Regulation

The Central government has notified the new guidelines on social media regulations on February 25, 2021. It is being called as “Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021”. Highlights The new guidelines have been notified with the aim of regulating social media and OTT platforms. These rules were put into public by ..

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