Twitter names new Resident Grievance Officer, publishes ‘transparency report’

Twitter names new Resident Grievance Officer, publishes ‘transparency report’

Newsdesk |
July 11, 2021

Amidst the ongoing tussle between the central government and Twitter, the social media platform has named Vinay Prakash as its Resident Grievance Officer for India, in compliance with the new IT rules.

New Delhi, 11  July 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express,  The site also published a ‘transparency report’ regarding the handling of complaints from users in India between May 26, 2021 and June 25, 2021 — which was another requirement under the new IT law. The US-based company has coming under increasing criticism from the Centre over its alleged failure to comply with the new IT rules in India, which mandates, among other requirements, the appointment of three key personnel — chief compliance officer, nodal officer and grievance officer by social media platforms with over 50 lakh users. All three personnel have to be residents in India.



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