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Warning to Twitter aimed at 'securing internet' in India: Govt sources

The sources said Twitter has repeatedly violated directions issued under the IT Act

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Sourabh Lele New Delhi
Twitter being warned "one last" time to comply with government directives was "aimed at ensuring free and secured internet for everyone in the country", said sources in the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) on Wednesday.

The sources said Twitter has repeatedly violated directions issued under the IT Act. Email queries sent to Twitter India remained unanswered until the time of press.

The ministry, on June 27, issued a notice to Twitter’s Chief Compliance Officer and gave the social media company "one last opportunity" to act by July 4 on multiple content take-down notices. Failure to comply with the

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First Published: Jun 29 2022 | 9:47 PM IST

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