OTT regulations would badly restrict creative filmmaking
Of late, the to-go medium for airing series and films have been OTT platforms. The BTRC wasted no time in catching up and effectively drafted regulations for digital, social media, and OTT platforms, which allows the government to order individuals to take down content, empowers it to order social media companies to block content, and grants it indemnity for its actions under the law.
But what troubles can content creators face if these regulations are approved and implemented? Moreover, will such regulations not hinder artists' creativity? Filmmaker Ashfaque Nipun has spoken in detail to The Daily Star Opinion regarding this issue.