Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: IT minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said on November 22 that the Government was committed to safeguarding the people from misinformation including that generated through AI and deepfakes.
The IT Minister said the Government will continue to create frameworks, and if need be a new legislation will be brought in, to ensure that deepfakes or misinformation do not pose threats to Indians.
“We will continue to create a framework including, but not limited to if necessary, to new legislation to ensure that deepfakes or misinformation at large do not pose a threat, do not pose challenge to the safety and trust of the 1.2 billion Indians who will be on the Indian internet,” Chandrasekhar said.
“While AI is a tool of empowerment, growth and innovation, we must not forget that there are people on the internet that use AI and other forms of misinformation to cause harm, to cause chaos in society, to cause disorder, to incite violence,” the minister said.