Principles Relating to Protection of Internet Intermediaries and Personal Data
Author: Shrey Fatterpekar & Hridhay Khurana
Year: Oct 2021
Increased activity on the internet has led to internet intermediaries such as social media and e-commerce platforms becoming household names. But with the increased role played by such intermediaries, commission of acts which violate another individual or entity's rights or amount to an offence has increased. In this background, litigation involving Internet Intermediaries has increased. Principles Relating to Protection of Internet Intermediaries and Personal Data accordingly examines the extent of liability imputed to such intermediaries and the protection afforded to them under the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules framed thereunder.