Govt plans law to dilute ‘safe harbour’ for social media2 min read . Updated: 11 May 2022, 12:55 AM IST
The new legislation would replace the existing Information Technology Act and include aspects of the draft data privacy bill while focusing on accountability of social media platforms as globally countries were moving away from granting safe harbour provisions in their data protection regulations
NEW DELHI : The government is considering a new legislation that will substantially dilute the safe harbour immunity granted to social media platforms to address accountability concerns, protection of personal data and improve cyber security, a top government official said.
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