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Twitter failed to comply with new IT rules, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

According to rules, significant social media intermediaries have to notify the details of their Indian-based chief compliance officer, nodal contact person and grievance officer

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Ravi Shankar Prasad | Twitter | IT ministry

Neha Alawadhi  |  New Delhi 



Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad added that Twitter was given multiple opportunities to comply with the new rules, but it failed to do so.

The Minister for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) said on Wednesday that has "failed to comply" with the new Information Technology (IT) Rules that came into effect from May 26. This may mean that the microblogging platform can no longer claim legal defence under the safe harbour provisions of the IT Act, said legal experts.

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First Published: Wed, June 16 2021. 13:24 IST

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