India's Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference on social media platforms and new regulations. Photo: AFP India's Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference on social media platforms and new regulations. Photo: AFP
India's Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference on social media platforms and new regulations. Photo: AFP
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India unveils new rules to regulate Facebook, WhatsApp content

  • Indian PM Narendra Modi’s BJP government is tightening the leash on Big Tech, with regulations to make social media companies more accountable
  • Meanwhile, Facebook ended its week-long blackout of Australian news and announced preliminary deals with three small local publishers

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India's Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference on social media platforms and new regulations. Photo: AFP India's Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference on social media platforms and new regulations. Photo: AFP
India's Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference on social media platforms and new regulations. Photo: AFP
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