Delhi High Court to Twitter - Bring a clear answer in the next hearing otherwise face trouble

Delhi High Court slammed Twitter saying how much time will it take to appoint a Grievance Officer? If Twitter feels that it can take as much time as it wants, then we will not allow it to happen

Delhi High Court to Twitter - Bring a clear answer in the next hearing otherwise face trouble

Delhi High Court slammed Twitter saying how much time will it take to appoint a Grievance Officer? If Twitter feels that it can take as much time as it wants, then we will not allow it to happen.

In the petition case against Twitter, Twitter admitted in the Delhi High Court that it has not fully complied with the new IT rule. The Delhi High Court asked Twitter that if the Grievance officer resigned on June 21, why have you not appointed another officer? Delhi High Court slammed Twitter saying how much time will it take to appoint Grievance Officer? If Twitter feels that it can take as much time as it wants, then we will not allow it to happen. The court told Twitter's lawyer- You tell us by asking Twitter how long it will take to appoint you a Grievance Officer.

Delhi High Court asked to bring a clear answer in the next hearing

Delhi High Court has bluntly told Twitter to bring a clear answer on the next hearing, otherwise, they will be in trouble. The next hearing of the matter will be held on July 8. Twitter's lawyer had said that the time is different in San Francisco, time should be given for this.

Significantly, recently, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had said that removing "objectionable posts" from social media platforms like Google, Facebook and Instagram is a big step towards transparency after the government's new IT rules come into force. PTI cited Facebook's report that Facebook took action against more than 30 million posts, with Instagram taking action against nearly two million posts between May 15 and June 15. Google removed 59,350 links from its products, including YouTube.