Twitter starts blocking censored accounts after GoI request

Twitter has started blocking accounts which are spreading inflammatory and divisive comments after a request from the Government of India. The microblogging site has reportedly blocked half the accounts out of the 1,178 flagged by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

Earlier, the Government had threatened the company officials with jail term or penalty for not following its order and banning the accounts.


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