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Centre to Delhi High Court: Twitter complied with new IT rules, appointed officers

The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that Twitter Inc has appointed permanent officers as required under the Information Technology (Intermediary

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 Aug 2021 3:39 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that Twitter Inc has appointed permanent officers as required under the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.

Senior Advocate Sajan Poovayya, representing Twitter, submitted before the court that renewed affidavits have been placed on record. Additional Solicitor General Chetan Sharma, representing the Centre, confirmed that the social media giant seemed to have complied with the IT rules.

Sharma and senior advocate Tushar Rao, appearing for the petitioner, sought some time to file a short reply to the counter affidavit filed by Twitter. The court has posted the matter for further hearing on October 5.On August 6, Twitter Inc had informed the Delhi High Court that it has appointed employees at the positions of Chief Compliance Officer and Resident Grievance Officer, and Nodal Contact Person, in compliance with provisions of new IT rules. (IANS)

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