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WhatsApp Must Trace First Originator Of Information: Centre Defends New IT Rules In Delhi HC

The identification of the first originator pertains only to viral content relating to heinous crimes, as specified in the rule, and not identifying all users or citizens

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3 Mn Indian Accounts Banned By Whatsapp Between Jun 16-Jul 31

The new IT rules - which came into effect on May 26 require large digital platforms (with over 5 million users) to publish compliance reports every month, mentioning the details of complaints received and action taken.

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Proactively Moderated 65,280 Content Pieces In July: Koo

The volume of proactively moderated content was higher in July, as compared to June. In June, Koo had proactively moderated 54,235 Koos, of which 2.2 per cent (1,996) were removed, while ''other action'' was taken against 52,239.

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Twitter Begins Hiring To Comply With India's New Rules

Twitter will try to fill two appointments, a nodal contact person's job on an interim basis within 2 weeks and an interim grievance officer on or before July 11, the company said in the June 8 filing to the Delhi High Court.

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IT Rules: Delhi HC Refuses To Grant Interim Protection From Coercive Action To Digital Media Portals

According to amended Information Technology Rules, social media and streaming companies will be required to take down contentious content quicker, appoint grievance redressal officers and assist in investigations.

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Twitter Inc Failed To Comply With New IT Rules: Centre Tells HC

The affidavit has been filed in response to a plea by lawyer Amit Acharya, in which he claimed non-compliance of the Centre''s new IT Rules by the platform.

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96% Of Complaints On Copyright: Google Monthly Compliance Report

Google released its monthly compliance report under the IT regulations that came into force on May 26.

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“IT Rules 2021 Have To Be Complied With”- Delhi HC Tells Twitter

Justice Rekha Palli issued a notice and made it clear that the new IT rules have to be complied with until they are stayed.

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WhatsApp Sues Indian Government Over New Privacy Rules

The case asks the Delhi High Court to declare that one of the new IT rules is a violation of privacy rights in India's constitution since it requires social media companies to identify the "first originator of information" when authorities demand it.

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