India is fast accelerating on the path of "Digital India". But in the last few years, activities like cyber security, online trolling and online fraud have emerged as a major obstacle in the path of Digital India. In such a situation, new IT Rules 2021 were introduced by the Central Government, so that the accountability of social media can be fixed in the new Digital India. Also, action can be taken against online trolling and online fraud. This will give impetus to the Digital India campaign. Along with this, people's trust in digitization will increase.
Government gave new IT law to users
In a move to make social and digital platforms more secure and reliable, like the central government, a new IT law has been introduced, under which if a case comes to the fore on social media, where anything is posted without the permission of the user or If an attempt has been made to damage his image, then the complaint can go directly to the concerned platform. According to the Information and Broadcasting Minister, Digital India is completely independent as well as safe and reliable. Along with this, the responsibility of the Internet has been fixed. This matter has been tweeted from the Digital India Twitter handle.
Social media platforms have to take action
- On the complaint, the officials of the concerned digital platform will have to settle the matter within 15 days.
- Cases of nudity and misrepresentation of one's image will be processed within 24 hours.
- A complaint can be made against discrimination on the basis of age, sex, religion, language.
- Complaints can be made against hate posts that spread violence.