"Twitter has written to Meity seeking more time to comply with the IT rules. It has expressed its intent to comply with the rules but has been unable to do so because of the pandemic," a source told PTI.
The government has said though the new rules came into force from May 26, “as gesture of goodwill, Twitter Inc is hereby given one last notice to immediately comply with the rules, failing which the exemption from liability
Over the past few months, the social media giant has been putting labels on tweets regarding the US Presidential Elections and COVID-19 to flag any misleading information or to flag the authenticity of the post.
In a hard-hitting reply, the government said protecting free speech in India is not the prerogative of “only a private, for-profit, foreign entity like Twitter, but it is the commitment of the world’s largest democracy an
Official sources said that the government may not be vindictive and the social media firms can always engage with it, but the laws empower individual users and users' group also to lodge complaints and file cases and in such
It started with Twitter calling the visit by Delhi Police to its offices a form of "intimidation" -- a statement which met with vociferous protests from both the government and the Delhi Police. While the government called it
The government had given such firms three months to comply with the new rules but as on Monday none of the firms have done so. Instead, they have under aegis of industry associations sought a six-month extension for complianc