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OTT platforms adopt new self-regulatory toolkit by IAMAI

KOLKATA: The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) today announced the adoption of a comprehensive Implementation Toolkit which is in furtherance to the Universal Self-Regulation Code for online curated content providers (OCCP) that was put in motion back in September 2020 but was met...

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Is self-regulation for OTT platforms still on the cards?

The talks around regulation of content on OTT platforms are gaining momentum with every passing day. Earlier today, information & broadcasting (I&B) minister Prakash Javadekar informed the Rajya Sabha during Zero Hour that regulatory guidelines are almost ready and will be implemented soon.

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IAMAI didn’t give adequate cognisance to content prohibited under law: Javadekar

KOLKATA: Talks of content regulation have taken centre-stage in the over-the-top (OTT) ecosystem. Recent controversies around major films and shows like Tandav, AK vs AK, A Suitable Boy among others have elicited concern from the regulatory side. Hopes of self-regulation have fizzled out with the...

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SonyLIV and Lionsgate sign IAMAI’s self regulation code

KOLKATA: The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) today announced SonyLIV and Lionsgate as the latest leading online curated content providers in India to sign the Universal Self-Regulation Code. The code has already garnered wide support from the industry and has onboarded 15 of the...

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MIB may nod in favour of self-regulation code for online video streamers

An upswing in online streaming platforms in India has drawn attention of authority as well as stakeholders on regulation.

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