Twitter to comply with new IT rules The issue of (New IT Rules 2021) is constantly getting engulfed in new controversies. Surrounded by allegations of complete non-compliance with the new IT rules, Twitter suffered a setback on Sunday when the social media company’s Interim Grievance Redressal Officer quits. He was appointed this month to comply with the new IT rules. Actually, there has been a conflict between Twitter and the central government for about a month on many issues. just a day ago IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad The Twitter accounts of (IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad) and Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on IT Affairs Shashi Tharoor remained closed for about an hour.
Ghaziabad Police re-sends notice to Twitter, asks Twitter India head to appear at police station
Earlier, the matter of removing the blue tick from the verified accounts of many RSS leaders from Twitter had come to the fore. After this, the government had given a stern warning to Twitter and asked it to fully follow the IT rules. However, Twitter reinstated the blue tick on most Twitter accounts after a few hours.
Literally non-compliance with the new IT rules has also ended the immunity that Twitter has from legal action for sharing any objectionable content on its platform. Head of Twitter India (Twitter India Head) has also been sent a notice by the UP Police for questioning in the case of misbehavior with a Muslim elder in Ghaziabad, although he wants to join the investigation only through video conferencing instead of face-to-face interrogation. The head of Twitter India has also got relief from the court.
Twitter was supposed to fully comply with IT regulations by May 26, but it could not comply with India’s IT regulations within this deadline. Twitter officials also appeared before the parliamentary committee, who were also instructed by the members of the committee to follow the IT rules. Earlier, during the farmers’ movement, there was a sharp difference of opinion between Twitter and the Center in the tool kit case. After that, a controversy also surfaced regarding giving the tag of ‘manipulated’ to BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra’s tweet, allegedly in the matter of Congress’s tool kit.
Under the new IT rules for social networking websites, Twitter was to appoint a grievance redressal officer residing in India. Also, the service conditions have to be followed. Twitter has also lost its protective shield from legal action because of this.
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