Abuse in the name of creativity is not tolerated… Anurag Thakur indicated the change in OTT rules. Abuse in the name of creativity is not tolerated in OTT Anurag Thakur
Anurag on OTT: Minister Anurag Thakur said that the government is serious about the complaint of increasing obscene content on OTT, if necessary many changes will be made in the rules.
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Nagpur: Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur Said in a program in Nagpur today i.e. on Sunday that he will not tolerate abusive language in the name of creativity. He said that the government is serious about the complaints of increasing abusive and obscene content on OTT platforms. The minister said that if we need any change regarding this, then we will consider in this direction. He said that freedom was given for creativity on these platforms. Not for profanity and obscenity.
The minister further said that action will be taken if someone does not follow the rules in the name of creativity. Abusing and rudeness will not be accepted at any cost. If there is a need to take necessary action, the government will not back down from that.
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Abusing, rudeness in the name of creativity cannot be tolerated.
The government is serious about the complaint of increasing obscene content on OTT. If there is a need to make any changes in the rules regarding this @MIB_India Will not back down in that direction either. Strict action will be taken to stop obscenity and abuse. pic.twitter.com/6pOL66s88L
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) March 19, 2023
The producer has to address the complaint
The minister told that in the process that is going on till now, the producer has to remove those complaints at the first level. 90 -92% of the complaints are removed by making their own changes. After which the association redresses the complaints at its level. In which most of the complaints also go away. After that, when it comes to the level of the government to complain about the cases, then strict action is taken on the departmental committee as well, according to whatever rules are there.
Do not give media space to anti-national news
The minister told that the complaints have increased faster than before. The department is taking this matter very seriously. He said that even if we have to make some changes on this, we will take it very seriously. At the same time, the minister appealed to the media not to give space to the news against the country. He said that the media should be alert from those who play with the unity of the country. Please tell that this statement of Anurag is being shown as a reaction to Rahul Gandhi’s Cambridge statement.
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