The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has started inter-departmental and industry consultations to amend the Information Technology Act, 2000, the Economic Times reported. It has also reached out to the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Department of Telecommunications for their inputs, per the report. The first such open house discussion will take place today at 2:30 pm. MEITY Additional Secretary Gopalakrishnan S. and Group Coordinator (Cyber Laws) Rakesh Maheshwari will attend the meeting. Participation of a number of industry stakeholders is also expected. The discussion has been organised by the Centre for Digital Economy Policy Research. MediaNama reviewed a copy of the invitation. Interestingly, this call is taking place on the sharechat.zoom.us domain. The Department for Promotion of of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) had written to industry bodies, including NASSCOM, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),…
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