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India tells Twitter to obey its laws — or make wielding them easier

rjed
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Democrazy

Govt wants Twitter to dance to its Kumbaya. Democracy is vibrant not because of the people who lay rules but also because of the people who question it. Anyone who reads "Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code" will understand how vague it is and there is no surprise that Twitter couldn't find anyone in India to be the Nodal Officer. Anyone who gets that post will be slaughtered on day one.

Regulators need to be cautious of what tech tweaks they ask for. These tweaks can make or break a democracy.

For me, I have not used Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, but I am worried about Reddit, Signal. It would be interesting to see how Govt deals with them.

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