Twitter deliberately chose path of non-compliance: Ravi Shankar Prasad

NEW DELHI: Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that Twitter failed to comply with new IT rules and it deliberately chose path of non-compliance despite getting multiple opportunities.
Taking it to Twitter, he also stated that, “It is astounding that Twitter which portrays itself as the flag bearer of free speech, chooses the path of deliberate defiance when it comes to the Intermediary Guidelines.”

The IT minister mentioned that “Indian companies be it pharma, IT or others that go to do business in USA or in other foreign countries, voluntarily follow the local laws. Then why are platforms like Twitter showing reluctance in following Indian laws designed to give voice to the…

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