Earlier this month, the Indian government sent a notice to Twitter, asking the social media giant to restrict accounts related to the ongoing farmer protests. Unsurprisingly, Twitter has announced in a blog post that it would not take any actions on accounts of journalists, activists, and politicians, as doing so would violate their fundamental right to free expression under the country’s law.
While Twitter says it will continue to” maintain dialogue with the Indian government,” several organizations from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology have set up accounts on Koo, a ‘Made in India’ micro-blogging platform (via Business Today).
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Although India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology hasn’t issued a detailed response to Twitter’s blog post yet, it wrote in a post on Koo: