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‘Donald Trump’s order may lead to stricter social media regulation in India

LiveMint | 01/06/2020 09:30 AM | Click to read full article

While practically, Trump's order may not be very effective in the US, and is most likely to be challenged in courts in countries where institutions are not very strong and governments are already pushing for changes on how social media is being regulated these orders could have significant impact. Obligating social media to comply with the laws followed by traditional media may not be the correct approach due to the inherent nature of social media, its influence and multijurisdictional/ global nature.