San Francisco Bay Area Indian Community - SFIndian.com
| | | | | | | | | | | |
 


 

CBFC chairperson Prasoon Joshi: Govt measures on social media, OTT to provide clarity

Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion

Author : Indo Asian News Service

Cinema/Showbiz, Lifestyle/Fashion, India, Maharashtra Read Latest News and Articles

Share With Your Friends

Add an Article

View All Contributions

Add To My Favorite

Add A Picture

Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Prasoon Joshi, Chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), on Thursday reacted positively to the government's decision to impose stringent guidelines on social media and over-the-top (OTT) platforms.

"Measures taken for a level playing field and empowering consumers would provide clarity for content creators of emerging platforms. Responsible and accountable mechanisms will only bring in more quality and maturity in a commercial creative industry. @PrakashJavdekar @rsprasad," Prasoon Joshi tweeted.

"Initiative by MIETY @MIB_India to balance business interest of digital, SM platform & empowering users provides clarity. In a commercial industry even a creatively commercial one-if the audiences' share of wallet is asked for, their share of voice needs to be taken cognisance of," the CBFC chief mentioned in a separate tweet.

Earlier on Thursday, the Union Government came up with new stringent guidelines for social media platforms along with code of ethics for OTT platforms and digital media.

Social media platforms will be classified under two categories -- social media intermediaries and significant social media intermediaries -- with the latter being subject to greater obligations.

For OTT and digital media platforms, the government has set up three-level grievance redressal mechanism under the rules, with different levels of self-regulation.

--IANS

abh/vnc



Latest Showbiz News

View More News


More News Articles

Kareena Kapoor Khan: Lockdown doesn't mean giving up

Vindu Dara Singh: Depleted earnings have escalated anxiety levels

Sunny Leone goes for morning hike in Kerala

Madhuri Dixit: Heartbreaking to see pandemic taking over our lives yet again

Athiya Shetty to KL Rahul: Grateful for you