Feb 06,2020 | 17 min read

Legal Obligations Of Technology Service Providers As Intermediaries

Author - EquiCorp Associates

Who all can be held responsible and accountable for such unauthorize and illegal acts such as an online sale of a database of millions of customers for a very nominal price? The person selling the database is held responsible by the law, but does the platform where such database is listed, owes any obligation? Thes online platform operators or technology service providers are commonly known as "Intermediaries". In India, Intermediaries are governed by the provisions of Information Technology Act, 2000 ("IT Act") along with Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 ("Intermediary Rules")...« Read more »

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Aashish Srivastava

Aashish regularly advises clients on Private Equity, Funds& Investment Transactions, Technology, E-Commerce, Fintech, Banking & Financial Services, Corporate & Commercial Advisory, Taxation, Risk & Compliance. He regularly advises Indian & international investors and startups on their business in India. Aashish is a mentor to a number of start-ups, social entrepreneurs as well as non-profit organisations in India. He currently serves on a number of advisory boards in an honorary capacity.