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Twitter appoints grievance officer in India


Twitter Inc.’s India unit appointed a resident grievance officer, days after designatin­g a chief compliance officer, to meet new IT rules in the country, amid tensions with the government.

The website report-twitter-abuse-india of the US social media firm on Sunday showed Vinay Prakash as the new grievance officer along with his contact details and procedures for users to report potential violations of its rules and terms.

On Thursday, Twitter had told an Indian court it would appoint an interim grievance officer to comply with the new rules.

The IT rules are aimed at regulating content on social media and making firms act more swiftly on legal requests to remove posts and sharing details on the originator­s of messages.

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