Amongst the big tech companies in India, Twitter is currently the odd one out. Google, Facebook, and WhatsApp have already complied with India’s new intermediary rules. However, the microblogging platform is yet to do that.
Yesterday, the Delhi high court directed Twitter to comply with these rules within three weeks. Notably, Twitter had asked the government of India for at least a three-month extension to implement the necessary steps.
Lawyer Amit Acharya had filed the petition against the social network last week to register a grievance against “defamatory, false and untrue” tweets of some users.
The petition stated that Twitter doesn’t have a grievance officer based in India,, which is against the country’s IT rules. However, as per Twitter, it has recently appointed an interim local grievance officer in India.
According to India’s…