Twitter On New IT Rules Said They Appointed Interim Chief Compliance Officer


Twitter officials have been summoned to record their statement. (file photo)

New Delhi:

Twitter said on the new information technology rules implemented in India that the company has appointed an interim chief compliance officer. The details will be shared soon with the Ministry of Information Technology. A Twitter spokesperson said that every effort is being made to comply with the new guidelines. The Ministry of Information Technology is being informed about the progress at every step.

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Days after the Center issued notice to Twitter, a parliamentary committee headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday asked top officials of the micro-blogging site to record statements and submit a report on prevention of misuse of the social media platform. summoned. Parliament’s Standing Committee on Information and Technology has summoned several social media giants, including Facebook and Twitter, to present their stand on issues related to misuse of social media platforms and protection of civil rights.

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According to a notice issued in the context of the June 18 meeting of the Standing Committee, its agenda is to “hear the views of representatives of Twitter, followed by protection of the rights of citizens and social/social security, with special emphasis on the safety of women in the digital space.” To look at the evidence from representatives of electronics technology on prevention of misuse of online media platforms.

The notice of the meeting has been issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat. Earlier this month, the Center issued “one last notice” to Twitter, asking it to comply with the new information technology rules. In the last few months, there has been a conflict between Twitter and the Center on many issues. Twitter faced criticism recently after it removed “blue ticks” authenticating personal accounts of several senior functionaries of the organization, including Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

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