Newspapers are untouched by Fact-Check Units, but replicated content on online platforms isn't? Bombay High Court

The Bench reserved its verdict in petitions filed by stand-up comic Kunal Kamra and others challenging the introduction of Fact-Check Units through the amended IT Rules, 2023.
Bombay High Court and “Amendment to IT Rules”
Bombay High Court and “Amendment to IT Rules”

The Bombay High Court today pointed out a contradiction in the fact that the amendments to the Information Technology Rules for intermediaries would not be applicable to newspapers, but only to their online platforms that may replicate the same information. 

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