The Internet Freedom Foundation’s statement on the notification of the IT Amendment Rules, 2023

The Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) is deeply concerned by the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Amendment Rules, 2023 (IT Amendment Rules, 2023) which have been notified by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). In addition to amendments relating to online gaming, the IT Amendment Rules, 2023 includes amendments which directly and negatively impact online freedom of speech and the right to receive information.

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