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Online media platforms must be regulated to protect the public from lies that polarise society

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Social Media | indian politics | hate speech

Nitin Desai 

Nitin Desai

The past two decades have seen a phenomenal growth in the use of the Internet in India — from about 5 million users in 2000 to more than 500 million at present. However, the manner in which the Internet is used by service providing platforms is far less regulated than the activities of corresponding traditional providers of these services.

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First Published: Tue, November 17 2020. 01:52 IST
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