• Online platforms
DGN Policy Brief 07: Internet Intermediaries and Online Harms: Regulatory Responses in India

Authors: Faiza Rahman and Rishab Bailey

The paper highlights the following:

  • There is a lack of considered, holistic and evidence-based policy making in the context of designing solutions to address online harms.
  • The intermediary liability framework under IT Act should be revisited (or a new law should be enacted), to ensure that calibrated obligations can be imposed on relevant classes of intermediaries, in a risk-based and proportionate manner