Kannada news portal Pratidhvani moves Karnataka High Court against IT Rules, 2021

It is submitted that the new IT Rules are ultra vires the parent Act as they seek to virtually legislate on the conduct of entities that do not come under the purview of the parent Act.
Karnataka High Court, IT Rules
Karnataka High Court, IT Rules

Truth Pro Foundation India (TPFI), the non-profit company that runs independent Kannada news portal Pratidhvani, has moved the Karnataka High Court challenging the recently notified Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules) which seeks to regulate digital content in the country.

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