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New Delhi, Jul 4 (PTI) Seventy-two e-waste collection centres in the capital have been found violating E-waste Management Rules and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has been requested ...

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Instagram took action against about two million pieces across nine categories within a month's time (PTI Photo)

  • Facebook took action against over 30 million posts between May 15 and June 15 
  • The publishing of compliance reports by Google, Facebook and Instagram is bound to turn up the heat on Twitter
  • "Big step towards transparency", said IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad 

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India's new IT rules are "designed to empower ordinary users of social media", India's permanent mission at the United Nations said. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The IT ministry undertook broad consultations with several stakeholders in 2018 for new IT rules, India told UN
  • The IT ministry had also invited public comments to prepare the draft rules, India's permanent mission at the UN said
  • The new IT rules were notified on February 25 and came into effect in the nation on May 26 this year

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Most of the major social media firms, except Twitter, have complied with the new IT rules of the central government, sources said. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Twitter has still not shared the details of the requisite officers with the Centre
  • Koo, Sharechat, Telegram, LinkedIn, Google, Facebook, WhatsApp have shared the details
  • Twitter shared the details of a lawyer, who is working in India as their nodal contact person and grievance officer

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The new IT Rules 2021 were introduced on February 25. (Photo credit: Unsplash.com)

  • In reply to WhatsApp's lawsuit, India said it respects right to privacy
  • WhatApp argues that the new rules would require them to break its end-to-end encryption policy
  • The Centre clarified that such requirement is only in case of a serious investigation

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None of the major social media players in India, including Facebook and Twitter, have complied with the new rules so far. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The government of India introduced a set of new rules for large social media companies to comply with
  • The new rules come into effect on May 26
  • The government has set 50 lakh registered users as a threshold for defining 'significant social media intermediary'

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Twitter had suspended several accounts, late in January. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Twitter on Wednesday said it suspended about 500 accounts that were flagged by the Centre
  • Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology took to Koo to issue its response
  • Koo is a Twitter like platform which was made in India