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India considering appeals panel with power to reverse Facebook, Twitter and YouTube content moderation decisions | TechCrunch

By Manish Singh
June 6, 2022

India is proposing to create an appeals panel with the veto power to reverse content moderation decisions of social media firms, it said Monday evening, republishing the draft changes to the IT rules after quietly withdrawing it last week.

If enacted, it would be the first time globally that a nation creates an appeals panel of this kind. New Delhi, which is currently seeking public comments on the proposal with a 30-day deadline, said the new amendment “will not impact early stage or growth stage Indian companies or startups,” in a relief for local giants such as Dailyhunt, ShareChat and Koo.

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Source: India considering appeals panel with power to reverse Facebook, Twitter and YouTube content moderation decisions | TechCrunch

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