India denies threatening Twitter with shutdown

Dorsey advised YouTube chat present Breaking Factors that authorities had threatened to “shut down Twitter in India” in addition to raid the properties of its workers, until his firm yielded to their calls for.

Indian data expertise minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar responded Tuesday that Dorsey’s declare was an “outright lie”, whereas additionally accusing Twitter of repeated violations of native legal guidelines.

“It behaved as if the legal guidelines of India didn’t apply to it,” Chandrasekhar stated in a prolonged assertion posted on Twitter.

“They’d an issue eradicating misinformation from the platform in India.”