IT Rules Amendment doesn’t seem to offer protection to parody, satire: Bombay High Court in Kunal Kamra plea

A division bench of Justices GS Patel and Neela Gokhale also said that the challenge is based on freedom of speech and expression under Article 19(1)(a) and hence, the locus of the petitioner would not be examined.
Kunal Kamra and Bombay High Court
Kunal Kamra and Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court on Monday stated that the petition filed by stand up comic Kunal Kamra challenging the recent amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules 2021) is maintainable.

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