Impact of OTT Platforms on Media and Society and their Regulations


Why in NEWS?

Union Government has recently brought the various Over the Top (OTT) Platforms under the ambit of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in Nov 2020.

In Feb 2021 new rules were announced – Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021


What are OTTs?

  • Online platforms which create audio-visual content and present it on a single platform. Amazon Prime, Hotstar, AltBalaji, etc.
  • Also known as Online Content Curation Platforms (OCCPs).





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