Law relating to Social Media Crimes, Intermediaries, Digital media and OTT platforms
Author: Puneet Bhasin
Specially signed by the Author - Signature Edition.
Law Relating to Social Media Crimes, Intermediaries, Digital Media, and OTT Platforms explains lucidly the legal and regulatory framework that governs social media, intermediaries, digital media & OTT platforms. The contentious issues relating to privacy and constitutional rights are explored in the book considering the judicial precedent on the subject. The book examines the various facets of the topic including the history of intermediaries in India, the role of the United Nations, the Intermediary Guidelines, 2021, and the need to regulate social media. The book delineates the recent challenges brought against the Guidelines of 2021 before the courts. Laws governing digital media and OTT platforms as well as different mechanisms available to keep them within the bounds of the law is also dealt with in detail in the book. The book consolidates the laws regulating to these new-age platforms/media and the associated mischief in a simple language. The book will be useful to legal practitioners, judges, general counsels, business leaders, academicians, and students.