Twitter Has demanded the withdrawal of some orders of the Government of India regarding the content. A source related to the matter has informed that it has been described as an abuse of power by the company’s officials. In this regard, it has been challenged legally.
Reuters According to the US social media company, this is an attempt to judicially review the case that it is a part of the ongoing conflict with New Delhi over content regulation. Let us tell you that the Ministry of IT, Government of India has warned of criminal action on Twitter if some orders are not followed.
Twitter But for the last one year, dozens of Twitter accounts supporting an independent Sikh nation were asked to take action. Critical comments were being made from these accounts against the government regarding the Kovid-19 epidemic. Apart from this, trolling was being done against the government from many Twitter accounts. There was no comment from India’s IT ministry on Twitter’s legal move at that time.
Twitter In the controversy case, the Indian government has already said that big social media companies, including Twitter, have not acted on the request to remove the content. The Union IT Ministry last month warned Twitter strictly, saying that if Twitter does not comply with certain orders of the government, then criminal action will be taken against it.
news agency Reuters, citing sources, revealed that Twitter has fully complied with the government’s orders this week for fear of action against itself.
Twitter Demanding a judicial review on the matter, has said that some removal orders are not able to meet the provisions of the Indian IT Act. Twitter has not openly mentioned which removal order it wants judicial review? Let us tell you that under the IT Act, the government has the right to remove some of the social media content from the reach of the public, including the security of the country or for any other reason.
Own Twitter has also faced a backlash in India for blocking accounts of influencers, including politicians, citing policy violations. India, which has been among the highest government requests to remove content that industry transparency report shows, is considering some amendments to its new IT rules