New Delhi. The Central Government informed the Delhi High Court on Friday that the micro-blogging platform Twitter has appointed Chief Compliance Officer, Resident Grievance Officer (RGO) and Nodal Officer under the new IT rules.
The Ministry of Electronics and IT in an affidavit to the Delhi High Court said, “Twitter has stated that these personnel (CCOs, Nodal Officers and RGOs) have been appointed as employees of the company and not as casual employees.”
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The IT Ministry said that Twitter has provided the names of these officers and their posts. It has been said in the affidavit that his job started on 4 August 2021. Point to be noted is that In July, the Delhi High Court gave Twitter a week as the last chance to comply with the new IT rules.
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New IT rules came into existence from May 25
The new rules have come into force from May 25. Under these, it is mandatory for social media companies to set up a grievance redressal system for redressal of user complaints. For all such social media companies whose number of users is more than 50 lakhs, it is mandatory to appoint a grievance officer. Apart from this, these companies will also have to appoint a Chief Compliance Officer and Nodal Contact Person.
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