Govt weighs tightening IT rules to halt blacklisting
Chandrashekhar added that the government would consider the unfolding events and that discussions around such issues could be included in the upcoming Digital India Act, which will be put up for public consultation soon
The government can look at strengthening the amended information technology (IT) Rules to deter social media platforms from shadow-banning user accounts to make their posts less or no longer visible, said Rajeev Chandrashekhar, minister of state for electronics and information technology, terming the findings as shocking and attempt to weaponize misinformation.
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