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FAQ on Intermediary Rules

Jul 08, 2011
The Central Government notified the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 in April, 2011. The rules which seek to control the intermediaries end up controlling the actions of…

The Caravan Injunction And How the New IT Rules Could Make It Easier for the Arindams of the World

Jun 23, 2011
The Caravan magazine issued a press release yesterday on the defamation suit filed by Indian Institute of Planning & Management(IIPM) against it for publishing a cover story on Arindam Chaudhury…

Censored by the Intermediary

Apr 28, 2011
The Indian Express, during the time of emergency, published its newspaper with a blank editorial page to protest against the censorship policies of the Government. The Internet as we know in India…

The BlackBerry Emergency

Aug 14, 2010
According to the Government of India, private service providers like AirTel and Vodafone are failing in their legal obligations under the Information Technology Act, hastily amended in the days…

Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 comes into force. This amendment provided safe harbour protection for intermediaries under Section 79 of the Act.

Oct 27, 2009
This amendment resulted in providing a safe harbour protection for intermediaries under Section 79 of The Information Technology Act, 2000. Read More: http://deity.gov.in/sites/upload_files/dit/files…

Information Technology Act, 2000 Comes Into Force.

Oct 17, 2000
More details: http://deity.gov.in/content/notification-it-act-2000