Twitter lost immunity for non-compliance with IT Rules: Centre to HC

Microblogging platform Twitter did not comply with the new Details Technologies Rules, and has hence missing its immunity, supplied to intermediaries beneath Portion seventy nine(one) of the Details Technologies Act, 2000, the authorities has told the Delhi High Court.

This was stated in an affidavit filed by attorney Amit Acharya, who filed a petition versus Twitter around non-compliance with the new Details Technologies principles that went into effect on May well 26, 2021. Acharya stated in the affidavit on Monday that he came across some allegedly defamatory tweets, and when he sought to sign-up a criticism, he only discovered get hold of particulars of a grievance officer found in the US on Twitter’s web page/cell app.

The “immunity” or safe harbour is the security supplied to intermediaries like Twitter, Google, Fb, Koo, ShareChat and other folks, beneath the IT Act. It permits intermediaries to shield themselves from liability for any

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