By Vasudev Devadasan In June 2022 the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology unveiled proposed amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (“Intermediary Guidelines”). The amendments propose the creation of one or more Grievance Appellate Committees (“GAC”) to hear appeals against platform decisions to remove or keep up disputed content. Users can approach…
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