Update the IT Act 2000: India needs a reboot!

The Information Technology Act, 2000 serves as the de facto framework for digital governance in India. However, it is far removed from the modern technological realities and necessitates a reboot to reassess the social impacts of digitisation and to make sure that the governance framework is based on rule of law and protects the fundamental rights of the people. We wrote to the Parliamentary Standing Committee urging them to include the revision of the IT Act in its agenda for the upcoming parliamentary session.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/update-the-it-act-2000-india-needs-a-reboot/