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Tiff Between The Indian Government And The Social Media Companies In Regard To The Compliance Under

Tiff Between The Indian Government And The Social Media Companies In Regard To The Compliance Under It Rules New Amendment

Shivani Bansal, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun


Social Media plays an important role in our daily life in view of which the government has passed some new IT rules. The research project focuses on the topic of the new IT rules made by the government to avoid ,the transmission of obscene information, spread of disharmony, financial frauds, encouragement to violence, and public order and how the new guidelines bring change in the technology regulation space in nearly a decade and how the new IT rules affect our rights. The research aims to elaborate the infringement of rights by the new IT rules. Social media have to fulfill proper guidelines to continue their business in India. Earlier there were no rules as such made in regard to social media but in past few years social media usage has been increased. And further the research methodology has also discussed about how the government is demanding for weakening encryption from the WhatsApp. The research aims to cover all the guidelines given by government and suggest some changes according to the increased usage of social media. The research also aims on the sections that safe social media like twitter, WhatsApp from intermediary will not be in the radar of legal action for any third party information, data, or communication link made available or hosted by him but the rule has now been changed and the discussion continues to how it affects people life after the amendments.


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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