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WhatsApp files 1st monthly compliance report, bans 2 mn Indian accounts

WhatsApp files 1st monthly compliance report, bans 2 mn Indian accounts

New Delhi: WhatsApp has finally agreed to comply with Indian government’s controversial new IT rules and filed its maiden monthly compliance report mandated by the government, where the messaging giant mentioned to have banned two million Indian accounts while received 345 grievance reports between May 15 and June 15. The rules

Comply with new IT rules: Parliamentary panel to Facebook, Google

Comply with new IT rules: Parliamentary panel to Facebook, Google

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology on Tuesday directed Facebook and Google to comply with country’s new IT rules.Earlier today, Facebook and Google officials deposed before the Parliamentary panel on the issue of misuse of social media platforms. The panel chaired by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had asked the

Parliamentary Panel summons Twitter on June 18 over new IT rules controversy

Parliamentary Panel summons Twitter on June 18 over new IT rules controversy

New Delhi: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology has summoned representatives of Twitter on June 18 to explain the reason behind the ongoing controversy over the new IT rules. The House panel has also asked officials of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to be present to narrate

Google to comply with India’s new intermediary rules, says CEO Sundar Pichai

Google to comply with India’s new intermediary rules, says CEO Sundar Pichai

NEW DELHI: Google is committed to complying with local laws and engages constructively with governments as they scrutinise and adopt regulatory frameworks to keep pace with the fast evolving technology landscape, its CEO Sundar Pichai said on Thursday. “It’s obviously early days and our local teams are very engaged …