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Centre hits back, says ‘Twitter needs to stop beating around bush & comply with laws’

Indian Express | 27/05/2021 06:37 PM | Click to read full article

Hours after Twitter expressed concerns regarding the safety of its employees and “potential threat to freedom of expression” for its users, the central government rebutted saying the statement by the social media intermediary was an attempt to dictate its terms to the world’s largest democracy.

In a statement, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said that through its actions and deliberate defiance, Twitter is seeking to undermine the country’s legal system.