A situation of confrontation has arisen between the central government and Twitter. The government has also issued a notice immediately and has given Twitter the last chance to follow the rules. In fact, on Saturday morning, Twitter suddenly disappeared blueticks from the official Twitter handle of several top RSS functionaries including RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. After which there were many discussions on social media as well.
Twitter had also unverified the accounts of some big leaders of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
government gave ultimatum
The government on Saturday issued a notice to Twitter giving it “one last chance” to comply with the new IT rules immediately. The government has cautioned that if Twitter fails to comply with these rules, it will forfeit its exemption from liability under the IT Act. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) said that Twitter’s refusal to comply with these rules shows that the microblogging site lacks commitment and does not want to try to provide a secure experience to the people of India on its platform.
Government instructed Twitter
The Ministry of Information Technology said, “Despite operating in India for more than a decade, it is hard to believe that Twitter has refused to develop a mechanism that enables the people of India to share their issues on its platform in a timely and timely manner.” It would have helped in the solution through due process in a transparent manner.
follow the rules as soon as possible
The Ministry said that although these rules are effective from May 26, 2021, but in good faith, Twitter Inc. is given an opportunity to comply with the rules through a final notice. He has to comply with the rules immediately. If she fails in this, the exemption from the liability which she has got will be forfeited. At the same time, he has to be ready for action under the IT Act and other penal provisions. The notice, however, did not specify how long Twitter has to comply with these rules.