[Wikimediaindia-l] WMF's letter to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India

Hello everyone,

I am quite concerned about this, and would like to share it everyone so that all of us aware of what’s happening. Kindly go through these links;

**Main news (WMF’s letter to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India); **

India’s Proposed Intermediary Liability Rules Could Limit Everyone’s Access to Information Online: https://wikimediafoundation.org/news/2019/12/26/indias-proposed-intermediary-liability-rules-could-limit-everyones-access-to-information-online/

Related news;

Wikimedia Foundation expresses deep concerns about India’s proposed intermediary liability rules – https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/26/wikimedia-foundation-expresses-deep-concerns-about-indias-proposed-intermediary-liability-rules/

Wikimedia Foundation raises concerns over the proposed intermediary liability rules in India – https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/wikimedia-foundation-raises-concerns-over-proposed-intermediary-liability-rules-india-114868

For broader understanding regarding the subject;

Letter to Minister of Electronics and Information Technology regarding Intermediary Liability Rules, signed by Mozilla, Wikimedia Foundation, and GitHub; https://blog.mozilla.org/netpolicy/files/2019/01/Letter-to-Indian-MEITY-on-proposed-intermediary-liability-rules.pdf

Rethinking the intermediary liability regime in India; https://cis-india.org/internet-governance/blog/cyber-brics-august-12-2019-torsha-sarkar-rethinking-the-intermediary-liability-regime-in-india

Intermediary liability: Un-safe harbour? https://www.fortuneindia.com/opinion/intermediary-liability-un-safe-harbour/102944

Best,

Krishna Chaitanya V,

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