The company has created new terms and conditions for those uploading current affairs and News videos on Youtube. Youtube Under which it will be mandatory for the creators to report their accounts to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting before 5th January.
Preparing to crack down on digital media platforms: The Central Government had introduced the Indian Information Technology Rules, 2021 9 months ago to crack down on digital media platforms. Under which various media of digital media have been categorized.
Guidelines include 4 types of platforms: The government has included 4 types of platforms in the guidelineissued on February 25, 2021. First- Intermediates. Secondly, social media Intermediaries. Thirdly, significant social media intermediates. Fourthly, OTT platforms. Of these, YouTube comes under intermediates.
What is Intermediate?: Intermediaries means a service provider that transmits and publishs users' content, but does not editorial control on that content like the news media. These intermediates can be your Internet service providers, social media platforms, or web services that allow you to upload, post, or publish content.