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Experts wary of changes proposed in IT rules; say amendments detrimental to privacy, free speech

Updated : December 24, 2018 11:47 PM IST

One of the amendments being mulled in the IT intermediary rules will require these platforms to enable tracing out of such originators of information as needed by government agencies that are legally authorised.
The controversial area has marked a prolonged tug-of-war between the Centre and WhatsApp, following incidents of mob-violence incited by rumours floating on the popular messaging app.
Experts wary of changes proposed in IT rules; say amendments detrimental to privacy, free speech
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