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IT rules: Google purged over 11.6 lakh harmful content in India

As part of its monthly transparency reports for the two months, Google said that in addition to the details of complaints received from users in India and the actions taken thereon

Centre moves SC for transfer of pleas pending in HCs challenging IT Rules

Several petitions challenging the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, are pending adjudication in different high courts, including the Delhi High Court

Twitter blocks IT Min’s a/c: Ravi Shankar says ‘gross violation’

Although, he was subsequently allowed to access the account, taking to India-made micro-blogging platform Koo, the minister called the action by the US-headquartered Twitter as "a gross violation of the IT guidelines".

Fact check on IT rules and ‘Twitter ban’

Replying to the worries of banning Twitter, Internet Freedom Foundation clarifies that reports on losing the “protective shield” of an “intermediary status” emerge from an incorrect reading of the law

Twitter loses its status as intermediary platform in India

Sources further said that Twitter is the only social media platform among the mainstream that has not adhered to the new laws.

Can India suspend Twitter if it fails to comply with IT rules?

The Nigerian government has indefinitely suspended Twitter, just days after it accused the US micro-blogging platform of double standards and supporting the secessionists.

If IT rules not stayed, they have to be complied with, Delhi HC to Twitter

A bench of Justice Rekha Palli said:"I am inclined to issue notice. If the rules have not been stayed, then they have to comply with the rules."

#TwitterBan, #FacebookBan hit 90s kids with nostalgia as#Orkut trends

The Government of India released a set of IT Rules in February and gave the platforms three month duration to comply with the guidelines.

Govt says new digital rules don’t violate privacy

The new rules, announced on February 25, require large social media platforms to follow additional due diligence, including the appointment of chief compliance officer.

Google assures compliance with India’s new IT rules

It further cited its 'long history' of managing content according to local laws to assure the Indian government of its continuing efforts to ensure legal compliance.

WhatsApp sues Indian govt over chat ‘traceability’

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had asked social media platforms to abide by the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules

Facebook says it aims to comply with new IT rules

The new guidelines issued by the government of India mandated a grievance redressal system for over the top (OTT) and digital portals in the country.

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