HC: Govt free to act against Twitter for IT rules violation

Source: Times of India Relevance: New IT rules aim to regulate social media, digital news media, and Over-The-Top (OTT) content providers. Introduction: The Delhi high court recently said that the government was “free to take action” against microblogging site Twitter for not following the new IT Rules and warned the platform it would be “in trouble”… Continue reading HC: Govt free to act against Twitter for IT rules violation

Social media is a distraction, undeserving of so much sound and fury

Context: Recently, government withdrew Twitter’s safe harbour status, and In the Parliament standing committee on IT, Members of parliament reportedly “grilled” Twitter officials. Author argues that too much attention is being given to Twitter.   Why government shouldn’t focus too much on Twitter?  Source of fake and unverified info: Twitter is a chaotic echo chamber, which is not a source of verified information.  Twitter and social… Continue reading Social media is a distraction, undeserving of so much sound and fury