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Twitter vs Indian Government: Implications for India

Twitter vs Indian Govt: Implications for India

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RFw6VVwfOM[/embed] 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: Timeline of events: Twitter vs the Government Key issues in Twitter vs Government Section 69A and the IT Act IT Rules 2021 and obligations of intermediaries Challenges that the Indian government is trying to address Jurisdiction Attribution Sovereign Control The geopolitics of platform regulation What Twitter could have done? What were their choices? What to expect from the Indian government going forward? The presentation deck may be downloaded here. Thank you for your support, if you’ve found our work useful in some way, please do consider encouraging your colleagues to subscribe to MediaNama. For organisations, our group subscription options are available here

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