Parliamentary Standing Committee issues summons to Twitter
New Delhi: Parliamentary Standing Committee for Information and Technology has issued summons to Twitter over new Information Technology (IT) rules. The panel asked the representatives of Twitter to appear before them panel June 18 at 4 pm and sought an explanation as to how they can prevent misuse of online news and social media including women security in the digital space.
Earlier, the Centre gave the final notice to Twitter regarding new IT rules. Rakesh Maheshwari, group coordinator for cyberlaw at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, wrote a letter to Twitter citing it had failed to give adequate clarifications even after receiving repeated letters from the ministry.