Revised amendments to IT Rules, 2021: Central government proposes to crack down on fake news fact-checked by PIB

MEITY extended the last date for feedback on the draft amendments to the IT Rules, 2021 in relation to online gaming and due diligence by intermediaries.
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The Central government on Tuesday proposed revised amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules of 2021, through which it seeks to prohibit circulation and uploading of news content that has been “fact checked” by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) as fake.

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