Compliances by an Intermediary Under Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

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That the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in the year 2021 has notified the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 20211 (“Intermediary Rules”) under Section 87 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (“IT Act”) and in supersession of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, […]

Shadowbanning Is Big Tech’s Big Problem

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Sometimes, it feels like everyone on the internet thinks they’ve been shadowbanned. Republican politicians have been accusing Twitter of shadowbanning—that is, quietly suppressing their activity on the site—since at least 2018, when for a brief period, the service stopped autofilling the usernames of Representatives Jim Jordan, Mark Meadows, and Matt […]

Obama warns about disinformation at Stanford event.

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Placeholder while article actions load PALO ALTO, Calif. — Former president Barack Obama issued a stark call on Thursday for technology companies to “redesign” themselves to protect the public from polarizing falsehoods online. In a lengthy speech at Stanford University, located in the heart of tech-heavy Silicon Valley, the former […]