Ravi Shankar Prasad's Shout-Out To Successor Ashwini Vaishnaw On IT Rules
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Ravi Shankar Prasad's Shout-Out To Successor Ashwini Vaishnaw On IT Rules

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July 12, 2021

Former IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday commended his successor Ashwini Vaishnaw for "firmly reiterating the new IT Rules (which critics say violates social media users' rights) ... empower safety and security of users".


New Delhi, 12  July 2021

As per news report of NDTV, Mr Prasad - who fought Twitter over compliance issues till he was replaced last week - also offered the social media giant a scrap of praise, saying it was "assuring to note... has taken some steps to comply with the new rules". "Greetings to the new IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw for firmly reiterating that the new IT Rules are designed to empower the safety and security of users against misuse and redress their grievances. Assuring to note that Twitter too has taken some steps to comply with the new rules," he said. On Sunday Mr Vaishnaw - one of several new faces in the union cabinet - said he had "reviewed implementation and compliance of" the IT Rules. He posted the message only on Koo - the made-in-India Twitter alternative.

Source -NDTV

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