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Twitter vs Indian Government: Implications for India

Twitter vs Indian Govt: Implications for India

This video, from a members-only call we hosted on June 24, 2021, contains an overview of the faceoff between Twitter and the Indian government, including the developments that led to it. 

What we’ve covered:

  1. Timeline of events: Twitter vs the Government
  2. Key issues in Twitter vs Government
  3. Section 69A and the IT Act
  4. IT Rules 2021 and obligations of intermediaries
  5. Challenges that the Indian government is trying to address
    1. Jurisdiction
    2. Attribution
    3. Sovereign Control
  6. The geopolitics of platform regulation
  7. What Twitter could have done? What were their choices?
  8. What to expect from the Indian government going forward?

The presentation deck may be downloaded here.

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