Journalist Rajat Sharma files PIL in Delhi High Court to block apps and platforms on deepfakes

Sharma's deepfake video had gone viral on social media recently; he has sought appointment of a dedicated government nodal officer to deal with the issue of deepfakes.
Rajat Sharma
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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Central government on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by seeking directions to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) to identify and block access to platforms and mobile applications enabling creation of deepfakes [Rajat Sharma v Union of India].

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