Plea filed in Delhi High Court after Twitter fails to comply with new rules | Digit

A petition has been filed against Twitter over non-compliance with the new Information Technology rules that went into effect on May 26, 2021. These new rules require social media Intermediaries, that host content created and shared by regular consumers. It also required them to have mechanisms to address user complaints, appoint grievance officers, and publish monthly compliance reports detailing complaints received and actions taken. Failing to do so makes social media intermediaries liable to punishment under Indian law, including criminal prosecution. The petition has been filled by Amit Acharya, a practising advocate…