"IT Act does not empower Govt to regulate digital media:" Journalist moves Bombay High Court challenging Information Technology Rules 2021

The petition seeks to quash the IT Rules on the ground that the same is ultra vires the Constitution, IT Act and has been passed exceeding the powers of delegation legislation.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

Mumbai Journalist Nikhil Mangesh Wagle has moved the Bombay High Court challenging the recently notified Information Technology (Guidelines for intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 issued under the Information Technology (IT) Act. (Nikhil Mangesh Wagle v. Union of India & Ors.)

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