New Delhi: Twitter has been stripped of its intermediary status (secure platform) for failing to implement India’s new IT (information technology) laws.
According to a report by a foreign news agency, the Indian government has launched a major crackdown on the well-known micro-blogging website Twitter in connection with the promotion of provocative and illegal content, under which the authorities have given legal protection to the Twitter platform. Has lost its status.
Indian officials say action has now been taken against Twitter for non-compliance with IT laws. Now, if a case is registered against a micro-blogging website, its officials will face charges under the Indian Penal Code. it will have to be done.
In the light of the steps taken by the Indian government, the interim chief was appointed by Twitter, the details of which Twitter also assured to share with the Indian Ministry of IT.
In the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the state government on Wednesday registered the first case against Twitter.
Under the Indian IT Act, Twitter is the only social media platform that has been stripped of its ‘legal protection’ status, while other platforms such as Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp still enjoy this special protection. Is.
New information technology rules have been implemented in India since May 25, 2021.