We have 100+ confirmations (applications closing soon) for our round table discussion on online content regulation, in Delhi on Thursday, September 26th, 2019. Details of the venue and discussion are mentioned below, including a reading list, in case you need context for the discussion.
Date: September 26th, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM – 04:30 PM
Venue: Tamarind hall, India Habitat Centre
01:30 PM – 02:00 PM: Check-in & Refreshments
02:00 PM – 04:15 PM: Discussion on online content regulation — Regulation of streaming services, user-generated content, implications of a self-regulatory code, censorship and self-censorship
04:15 PM on wards: High-Tea
First up, a video we did on why certifying online streaming content is problematic
Regulation of online content: from MediaNama’s archives
- How should online content be regulated? Should it be pre-censored or certified? Notes from the CCG-NLUD discussion (Read)
- Why Justice for Rights went to court, asking for online content to be regulated (Read)
- IAMAI’s regulatory code for OTT platforms outlining principles and seeking a creation of grievance redressal; will it lead to self-censorship? (Read)
- Giving the hecklers the veto: On the self regulatory code that Netflix, STAR, Jio and others have signed (Read)
- As India looks to regulate Internet content, some issues to consider (Read)
Views from our previous discussions on online content regulation
- #NAMApolicy Delhi: Regulation of Online News Content, 2018 (Read)
- #NAMApolicy Mumbai: Online Entertainment Content Regulation, 2018 (Read)
- #NAMApolicy Mumbai: Regulation of Online News Content, 2018 (Read)
- India should reconsider its proposed regulation of online content, CIS
- Shyam Benegal committee report on Cinematograph Act, MIB (PDF)
- Dutch Government’s discussion paper: Online platforms and the need for additional regulation, Kluwer Competition Law Blog
- The death of media regulation in the age of the Internet, NYU-JLPP (PDF)
MediaNama is hosting this discussion in partnership with the Centre for Communication Governance (NLU-Delhi), and with support from Facebook, Amazon and Netflix.
Registrations will be wait-listed soon, but you can still apply to attend. In case you fit our mandate for the intended audience, we’ll send you a confirmation on September 24th, 2019. Your contact information will never be shared with anyone outside of MediaNama.
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