Netflix has denied the report that it has agreed to filter its content in India. The report in The Print stated that Netflix India has agreed to self-regulate content on its streaming platform after a meeting with the Information and Broadcasting Ministry that was held on 25 October.
Speaking to HuffPost, Netflix spokesperson denied the company’s presence in any such meeting.
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“The information quoted is inaccurate and entirely false. Netflix was never in this meeting,” the statement said.
Citing sources from the Ministry, The Print report said, “Yes, there was a discussion of self-regulation and Netflix and Hotstar agreed that they should regulate their content.”