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IT Rules, 2021

Gamers, have you been Pwned? We send our comments on the proposed amendments to the IT Rules, 2021 in relation to Online gaming

On January 02, 2023, MeitY proposed amendments to the IT Rules, 2021, in relation to online gaming. We sent our detailed comments to MeitY on January 13, 2023, listing our various concerns.
16 January, 2023
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First Read: Draft amendments proposed to the IT Rules, 2021 in relation to online gaming

On January 2, 2023, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology [“MeitY”] proposed further amendments to the IT Rules, 2021 in relation to online gaming [“draft amendments, 2023”]. Read our first read and analysis of the draft amendments here.
03 January, 2023
11 min read

A public brief on the IT Amendment Rules, 2022 a.k.a ‘how the government is trying to moderate online speech’

MeitY notified the amendments to the IT Rules, 2021 on October 28, 2022. In light of the concerns raised by the notified amendments around the freedom of speech and expression of users, we are publishing our Public Brief on the IT Amendment Rules, 2022.
10 November, 2022
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IFF's Statement on the notified IT Rules Amendment, 2022

IFF's statement on the notified IT Rules Amendment, 2022. We urge for thoughtful consideration by MeitY to formulate a rights-respecting approach towards platform regulation. A step in that direction would be to withdraw IT Rules, 2021 in its entirety.
28 October, 2022
3 min read

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