India's IT Minister: No policing of Internet content

2 August 2012

The Government will not censor or manage Internet content, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal said on Thursday.

The Minister has consented to form a multi-stakeholder meeting involving industry, citizens, academicians and NGOs to discuss the IT rules governing Internet-related entities.

The Ministry will set up a working group that will actively review and examine the IT rules and make recommendations to the Government.