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Christopher T. Bavitz & Bryan Han, The Information Technology Act and Intermediary Liability in India, in Internet Monitor 2013: Reflections on the Digital World 40 (Urs Gasser, Robert Faris & Rebekah Heacock eds., Berkman Ctr. for Internet & Soc'y Res. Pub. No. 2013-27, 2013).

Abstract: An article discussing India's Information Technology Act, enacted in 2000 which had implications for new media technologies including the security of electronic records and digital signature certificates, and the subsequent amendment to the IT Act in 2008 which allow for government blocking of websites, provides for “safe harbors” available to online intermediaries, and creates several computer-related criminal offenses related to online speech and free expression.