India wants to legalize social platforms after confronting Twitter
India wants to legalize social platforms after confronting Twitter

In the dispute with Twitter, India intends to force social platforms to quickly remove controversial content and launch an investigation.

The New Delhi Initial Guidelines and the Draft Digital Media Ethics Code were released (copy seen by Reuters) as countries around the world sought to dominate the powerful big tech companies.

Last week, after Facebook blocked Australian news in a dispute with the Australian government over tax participation issues, Facebook faced global opposition from publishers and politicians.

In India, Twitter ignored an order to remove content related to peasant protests, which inspired Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to promote content it believed was misleading or illegal since 2018. Enthusiasm for mistakes.

The draft rule states the following: Social platforms should remove content as soon as possible after issuing official or legal orders, but not later than 36 hours.

The social platform must also participate in any investigation or other incident related to network security within 72 hours of the request.

If the post describes someone's sexual or sexual behavior, the social platform must deactivate or remove that content within one day of receiving the complaint.

The proposal also requires social platforms to appoint a compliance officer, another executive to coordinate law enforcement and complaints procedures, and staff to be based in India.

It is not known when the rules will be revised further.

Industry insiders said the new regulations could affect investment plans of major Indian technology companies and increase compliance concerns.

The proposal reads: The rules also apply to digital media, and publishers should consider India's multi-ethnic and religious origins while being careful when presenting ethnic or religious activities, beliefs, practices, or opinions. Collection.

The draft rule, which covers movies and other entertainment activities, including the series of networks, requires a description of the content and recommendations for rating.

Broadcasting platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime have received complaints of profanity in India, police accused Tandav's political drama of harming the religious atmosphere and stirring public outrage, and questioned the Amazon CEO for nearly four hours.

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