Centre tells Delhi High Court it has competence to regulate online gaming; says it is necessary to protect children

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said that online gaming is virtual, boundaryless and part of the internet ecosystem and therefore, it has the power to regulate it.
Delhi High Court, online gaming
Delhi High Court, online gaming

The Central government has told the Delhi High Court that it has legislative competence to regulate online games and that changes have been made to the Information Technology Rules (IT Rules) to protect the youth across the country [Social Organisation for Creating Humanity v. Union of India].

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