Content creators fear self-censorship as OTT platforms go mainstream
While taking recourse to legal advice on scripts and even shot material has been the standout trend this year, creators hope some niche, risqué subjects will continue to be attempted to preserve the essence of the digital medium
New Delhi: The year 2022 will see OTT (over-the-top) streaming platforms take up big-budget projects, many starring popular, mainstream faces. But content creators are wary of increased scrutiny by the government and various fringe groups as seen this year. This has resulted in services looking to play safe and self-censoring more than is often necessary.