Amnesty India’s submission on the draft Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules 2018


30 January 2019 7:20 pm

Following the call of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for comments
and suggestions on the draft Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules 2018,
published on 24 December 2018, Amnesty India welcomes the opportunity to make the
following submission.

The draft Rules would significantly change the nature of intermediary liability in India.
Amnesty India is deeply concerned that the draft Rules, if implemented in their current
form, would run counter to India’s national and international obligations to safeguard
human rights, in particular the right to freedom of expression and the right to privacy.

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