As per reports, Government of India will held meeting with leading OTT players for regulation and censorship of online streaming content.
Government Will Start Consultation For Online Censorship
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will soon start meetings with representatives from Hotstar, Voot, ZEE5, SonyLIV, ALTBalaji, Reliance Jio, Netflix, Eros Now etc along with NGOs, lawyers, people from Google, Facebook and other digital media companies.
The proposal which will be discussed is censorship of online content and how India can make this happen.
Unlike movies which are released in cinema halls, streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video doesn’t need a certification from Central Board of Film Certification.
But this soon change, as I&B Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar has confirmed that meeting will soon start over online certification of digital content.