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Suspended Over 22,500 Accounts: Twitter In 1st Compliance Report

The micro-blogging site had informed the Delhi High Court last week that it will take eight weeks to appoint a resident grievance officer in compliance with the new IT rules.

New IT Rules To Ensure Responsible Social Media Ecosystem: Minister Vaishnaw
New IT Rules To Ensure Responsible Social Media Ecosystem: Minister Vaishnaw

The minister has taken charge of the ministry at a time when the government and the US-headquartered micro-blogging platform Twitter seemed to be at loggerheads over the new norms, with the previous IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad publicly blaming Twitter of flouting norms.

Twitter Must Follow Law Of The Country, Abide By New Guidelines, Says New IT Min Ashwini Vaishnaw
Twitter Must Follow Law Of The Country, Abide By New Guidelines, Says New IT Min Ashwini Vaishnaw

When questioned about Twitter not complying with the new IT law, the Minister hinted that everyone has to follow new guidelines.

Twitter Interim Grievance Officer For India Quits
Twitter Interim Grievance Officer For India Quits

The social media company's website no longer displays his name, as required under Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021.

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Twitter Blocks IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's Account

"Twitter's actions were in gross violation of Rule 4(8) of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 where they failed to provide me any prior notice before denying me access to my own account,"

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Twitter Loses Status Of Intermediary Platform In India

Social media platform Twitter has lost its status of intermediary platform in India over non-compliance to the new intermediary guidelines.

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IT Ministry Blasts Twitter, Says It Failed To Comply With New Guidelines

A day after micro-blogging platform Twitter said that it has appointed a Chief Compliance Officer, Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the US-based company has failed to comply to the new intermediary guidelines.

Twitter Appoints Interim Chief Compliance Officer Ahead Of House Meet
Twitter Appoints Interim Chief Compliance Officer Ahead Of House Meet

"We are keeping the MeitY apprised of the progress at every step of the process. An interim Chief Compliance Officer has been retained and the details will be shared with the ministry directly soon."

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Twitter In Search Of 'Designer' To Locally Tailor Platform To Comply With India's New Rule

Twitter India is stepping into the equation in the public domain after a series of recent blows, even as Twitter officials told an Indian newswire that they are hurrying and would close the loop on appointing a chief compliance officer "within a week" from June 7.

'Twitter' Dorsey On Wrong Side Of Indian Hurricane, 'Koo' Aprameya Says He Is Ready
'Twitter' Dorsey On Wrong Side Of Indian Hurricane, 'Koo' Aprameya Says He Is Ready

A furious Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) warned Twitter that failure to adhere to the norms will lead the platform to lose exemption from liability under the Information Technology Act.

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Twitter Resolves Geotag Issue After Showing J&K As Part Of China

New Delhi: After courting controversy for wrongly showing Jammu and Kashmir as part of China, Twitter on Monday said it has resolved the issue. “We became aware of this technical issue on Sunday, and understand and respect the sensitivities around it. The teams have worked swiftly to investigate and resolve the concerned geotag issue,” a […]

Twitter India Shows J&K As Part Of China
Twitter India Shows J&K As Part Of China

New Delhi: A major controversy has erupted after Twitter India showed Jammu and Kashmir as part of the People’s Republic of China in the timelines. The matter was raised Kanchan Gupta, Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation (ORF) after tweets showed J&K as a part of China. Leh as location is disallowed by @Twitter ? This […]