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Twitter meets IT ministry deadline



Twitter meets IT ministry deadline

Twitter meets IT ministry deadline: After given the warning to comply with the new IT Rules, 2021. Or risk more concrete action. Twitter complied with the IT Ministry’s final notification by July 4.

Tuesday, dependable sources informed IANS that the corporation has finally cooperated with the Ministry of Electronics and IT’s (MeitY) June 27 notification about taking action on several controversial tweets.

Twitter India didn’t respond to a question that received.

The government had requested Twitter to take action on the non-compliance letters issued for failing to remove the material and the content take-down notices delivered by Section 69A of the IT Act.

Twitter might have lost its protection as a social media intermediary under Section 79 of the IT Act in 2021. If the IT requirements had not followed.

Similar instructions sent to the microblogging service by the IT Ministry in May. Asking it to choose a resident grievance officer. A resident chief compliance officer, and a nodal contact person.

According to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021. All intermediaries, including those in social media, are required to set up a grievance resolution process for receiving and addressing complaints from users or victims.

According to the microblogging service’s monthly compliance report. Twitter terminated more than 46,000 Indian users’ accounts for breaking its rules in May.

Twitter reportedly suspended 2,870 accounts for inciting terrorism while removing 43,656 accounts for child sexual exploitation, non-consensual nudity, and related material.

Between April 26, 2022, and May 25, 2022, India’s platform’s local grievance process received 1,698 complaints.

Additionally, Twitter handled 115 complaints that challenged account bans. The report said that no account suspensions had lifted.

Extensive social media and digital platforms with more than 5 million members must provide monthly compliance reports under the new IT Rules 2021.

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