Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee summons Google and Facebook, know what is the matter

Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee summons Google and Facebook, know what is the matter

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New Delhi. The Parliamentary Committee on IT Affairs, headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, has summoned Facebook India and Google India. Both the companies have been called to discuss the issue of misuse of social media and protecting the rights of citizens. The Standing Committee of Parliament attached to the Ministry of Information Technology has called these two big social media platforms before the committee, where the opinion of Facebook and Google will be heard. This meeting will be held tomorrow ie Tuesday at 4 pm.

The meeting is taking place in the backdrop of alleged misuse of the social media platform and the government’s ongoing tussle with Twitter. Earlier, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday blocked the account of Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for an hour on Twitter, saying the same thing happened to him and now to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on this micro-blogging website. is. Will ask for clarification in this regard.

Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted
Actually, Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted and informed about the temporary closure of his account. He said guys! Something very strange happened today. Twitter blocked access to my account for about an hour based on an alleged violation of the United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and they later allowed me access to the account.

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The committee has now issued summons to Facebook and Google after 10 days of talks with Twitter officials regarding the new IT rules. During this meeting, the content uploaded by the users on the platform and implementation of applicable laws in India will be discussed. Earlier, the team of Twitter had appeared before the parliamentary committee and said that it follows its own policies.

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