CITC publishes public consultation on “regulatory document for digital content platforms”
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has published a public consultation on the “Digital Content Platform Regulatory Document” as part of its initiatives under the Digital Content Council that the Saudi Cabinet approved by resolution number 125 of 9/28/2021, chaired by His Excellency Abdullah Alswaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology.
The initiative aims to regulate, govern, activate and motivate digital content platforms to grow and develop and involve the private sector, empower entrepreneurs, attract investment and protect users of digital content platforms.
These comprehensive regulatory proposals stem from CITC’s global initiative: “Create a Clear and Transparent Licensing Framework for Digital Content Platforms”. This, in turn, is aligned with the General Commission for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) and other supporting government actors; aimed at creating a regulatory framework for digital content platforms in line with global standards and best practice that supports the strategic development objectives of the Commission, taking into account the appropriate legislative requirements.
The Commission invites interested parties at home and abroad and the public to submit their views on the consultation document by November 30, 2021. The Digital Content Council and CITC appreciate the importance of involving the parties interested parties, investors and entrepreneurs in the drafting of the regulation. to treat. Reviews / comments can be submitted via “[email protected]”