New guidelines for social media intermediaries, OTT platforms & Digital Media will bring uniformity: Prakash Javadekar

The Minister asserted that the new guidelines which have been welcomed by the world community is based on the principle of responsible freedom.

Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the new guidelines for social media intermediaries, OTT platforms and Digital Media will bring uniformity among all in the field of media.

Speaking about the Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics code notified by the government, Mr. Javadekar said this will empower the users and will for the first time ensure grievance redressal mechanism for them.

The Minister asserted that the new guidelines which have been welcomed by the world community is based on the principle of responsible freedom.

The government had on Thursday notified the new guidelines based on the principle of soft-touch self-regulation mechanism for Digital Media, Social Media Intermediaries and OTT platforms in the country.

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