Government to set up committees for grievance redressal of social media users
Grievance Appellate Committees will be set up within three months by the government for resolving social media users’ grievances. In this regard, a gazette notification was issued by the Ministry Of Electronics And Information Technology yesterday, October 28, to amend the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.
According to the notification, each Grievance Appellate Committee will consist of a chairperson and two whole time members appointed by the Central Government. The notification states that any person aggrieved by a decision of the Grievance Officer may prefer an appeal to the Grievance Appellate Committee within a period of thirty days from the date of receipt of communication from the Grievance Officer. It also states that the Grievance Appellate Committee will adopt an online dispute resolution mechanism.
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