Government Of India Warns Twitter. Twitter out?

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An Open Letter by an Indian over Twitter's Tussle with Indian Government

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Social media platforms must have a provision for the voluntary verification mechanism of the users: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

If you seek to disable access to the content of any social media user, you are required to give him reasons and also hear him: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Every social media platforms are welcome in India but there shouldn't be double standards. If attack takes place on Capitol Hill, then SM supports police action but if there's aggressive attack on Red Fort, then you've double standards. This is plainly not acceptable: RS Prasad


The laws made for significant social media will be implemented within 3 months so that they can improve their mechanism. The rest will come into effect from the day the rules are notified: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
 

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  • Twitter's statement came as a response to Nigeria's decision to ban the social media giant from the country
  • Twitter had deleted a tweet from Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari that was seen as threatening separatist movements
  • President Buhari's tweet reportedly referenced the bloody civil war in Nigeria's Biafra region in the late 1960s, during which a million people were killed
  • Some had considered Buhari's tweet a veiled threat to modern day separatists
  • Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Information and Culture then tweeted on Friday that the social media account would be banned across the country
  • Conservatives in the United States then ripped into Twitter, on Twitter, for its statement declaring the platform a human right
 

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Twitter appoints interim Chief Compliance Officer for India, to share details with IT ministry soon

 

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Maybe it's time for India to have a Chief Internet Commissioner Of India on same lines as Chief Election Commissioner of India.
Will he/she remain impartial when the government changes?
 

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Let’s not get overjoyed about the UP FIR, it’s just a beginning of a reform. it takes atleast 20 years for any reform to pass judicial & constitutional test.

twitter can afford to pay millions of $ in legal fee, they would have already wargamed this scenario.

it’s a first step, never the less.
 

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Let’s not get overjoyed about the UP FIR, it’s just a beginning of a reform. it takes atleast 20 years for any reform to pass judicial & constitutional test.

twitter can afford to pay millions of $ in legal fee, they would have already wargamed this scenario.

it’s a first step, never the less.
Agreed with you.

Here we have to look in big picture. If you have observed in a class of students, many students behave mischievously. Teacher does not slap and punish everyone. It catches big and duffer one and slaps him, others follows the suit and get silent and there is clamness.

Here "Yogi" is in election mode and have meeting with PM, HM etc. and BJP cannot afforad defeat in UP now and specially after WB and UP local elections. Twitter was bully student and need to show its place. Sometimes things also turn in favour like in present case. You can say "Karma".

Govt of India has removed protection from Twitter and Twitter is liable as publisher. Local staff of twitter will be thinking twice before any other blunder, as US staff has done before US elections.

All things are symbolic but enough to put social media to walk on tight rope and not do any thing like they have done
 

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Politicans did messed up badly big time though. I survived covid, was admit in hospital. when i was admit there was no crowd ,most beds were empty. it's only on my second week ( starting april ) stay that patients start coming in.
 

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