Govt mulling changes in safe harbour law for social media platforms; Twitter, Facebook may come under the ambit


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To dilute the safe harbour immunity granted to social media platforms, the government is mulling to bring a new law that will address accountability concerns, protection of personal data and improve cyber security related to social media. The new law would replace the existing IT Act and include aspects of the draft data privacy bill that focuses on the accountability of social media platforms, Mint reported.