We’re looking forward to our round table discussion on intermediary liability in Bangalore, at Hilton EGL, on November 22, 2019. We are going to build on the discussion that we had in Delhi (read our coverage here) and will share an agenda soon.

If you would like to attend the discussion, you can apply here: http://bit.ly/il02bangalore

Reading List

Download the report from the Delhi edition of Intermediary Liability: The Way Forward

Recent Developments

  • EU nations can order Facebook to remove illegal content worldwide, European Court of Justice rules [read]
  • An Analysis of Swami Ramdev v. Facebook – The Existential Risk of Global Take Down Orders [read]
  • A serious and imminent threat to open Internet in India [read]
  • A primer to Mastodon, the Twitter “alternative” [here and here]
  • Our reportage of the WhatsApp-Pegasus snooping row [read]
  • Our reportage of the WhatsApp traceability case [read]

Relevant Laws and Guidelines

  • Draft changes to Intermediary Rules [read]
  • Submissions to MEITY: Comments [read], Counter Comments [read], MediaNama summaries of submissions [read]
  • Intermediary Liability Amendment: Civil society Counter Comments on ‘Unlawful Content’ [read]
  • German Network Enforcement Act [read] and its criticism [here and here]
  • The Manila Principles and Intermediary Liability protections in India [read]

Seats are filling up for the discussion in Bangalore, but you can still apply to attend. Your contact information will never be shared with anyone outside of MediaNama.

MediaNama is hosting this discussion with support from Facebook.


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