Q.3)The increasing incidents of dissent in the society on content on OTT media reflect the need for regulation of OTT platforms. Critically examine.

Why this question:

Recently, the government has decided to regulate the content on the OTT platforms.

Key demand of the question:

Examining the importance of regulation of OTT platforms but preventing over regulation.


Critically examine- Look in close detail and establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons as to why the facts and issues identified are most important, as well as explain the different ways they could be construed.


Introduce by defining OTT platforms, its examples and the current provisions to regulate the OTT platforms.


In the first part, highlight the need for regulation of the content on the OTT platforms by mentioning the effects that it can lead to.

In the next part, mention that such regulations should be within a limit so as to prevent the infringement of fundamental rights.


Conclude with a way forward.