Law and Technology have often shared a unique relationship. Not only does law seeks to govern various operational aspects in the usage of technology, it has also used technology for the purposes of its implementation. Technological advancements have often posed various challenges to law which the latter is frequently struggling with.
One such area in which this struggle has manifested itself is in the One such prominent and important area in which this struggle has manifested itself is the emergence and popularity of OTT Platforms. OTT platforms not only appeal to the youth but also provides various interesting and appealing entertainment for all generations. It has spread its wings to encompass all genres and all forms of entertainment. In 2020, the worldwide COVID-19 Pandemic resulted in the exponential increase in the subscription and demand for OTT Platforms. They proved to be the most popular and best mode of entertainment for everyone in the pandemic period. OTT platforms did provide a space for the producers, artists, storytellers to reflect their talent, however the regulation on the content shown on OTT platforms is a major concern which raises major legal questions.
The School of Law, Bennett University is conducting its second National Moot Court Competition from February 5 to 7, 2021 which revolves around this theme of law and technology focusing on the Regulatory Concerns Regarding OTT Platforms. The Moot Court Competition aims to dwell upon this infamous relationship between Law and Technology and its implication on the legal system.
NOTE: THE MOOT PROPOSITION HAS BEEN DRAFTED BY ADV. PULKIT AGARWAL, ADVOCATE ON RECORD, SUPREME COURT OF INDIA, WHO OFTEN DEALS WITH THE INTERFACE BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY AND LAW.
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