US tech giants caution India’s fact-checking rule will limit press freedom

  • The Asia Internet Coalition, representing tech giants such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple, and Amazon, has voiced concerns about India’s IT rules amendment.
  • The amendment grants the Indian government expansive content removal authority without implementing adequate procedural safeguards.
  • India recently updated its IT rules, prohibiting social media platforms from hosting certain content.
  • US tech giants are warning that this rule will limit press freedom.


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