What are the new guidelines for social media channels and OTT platforms under new IT Rules?
The government of India will bring the online news media publishers under the same gambit as the traditional media publishers. The new rules will regulate social media content, the govt will ask the platform to reveal the originator of a message. The govt has also proposed voluntary verification of users and a compliance officer as well as grievance officer. The government has also asked to appoint a 24x7 point of contact.