Govt to set up social media grievance appellate committees within 3 months

The committees will be established with the aim of providing users of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter with an alternative dispute resolution method

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A person who has grievance by a decision of an intermediary will have a period of 30 days to file an appeal against the decision

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The government is planning to establish centrally appointed Grievance Appellate Committees (GACs) within a period of three months of the notice of amendments to the Information Technology (IT) Rules of 2021 under the IT Act, reported The Economic Times.

The objective behind setting up these committees is to provide users of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter with an alternative dispute resolution method.

It is likely that notification of the final text of the

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First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 10:28 AM IST

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