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Will OTT platforms be censored now? Centre clarifies day after regulations

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Will OTT platforms be censored now? Centre clarifies day after regulations

Will OTT platforms be censored now? Centre clarifies day after regulations

Amit Khare, Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Friday said that the ministry has set three broad objectives to regulate Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms and digital media.

Amit Khare further said: "We understand the types of media are different amongst each other completely.

The print is different from Television, TV is different from films and films are different from web series.

We cannot have the same criteria all over but there should be some sort of similarity in the goal post." "What was announced yesterday is a soft touch, self-regulatory mechanism with minimal interference of the government," Khare added.

On Thursday, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad announced the new policies for the OTT platform and digital media.

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