‘Twitter appointed officers in compliance with new IT Rules'
Millennium Post Delhi|September 25, 2021
CENTRE INFORMS DELHI HC

NEW DELHI: The Centre has informed the Delhi High Court that Twitter has appointed Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), Resident Grievance Officer (RGO), and Nodal Contact Person in compliance with the new IT Rules.

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY), in a short affidavit, said Twitter has acknowledged that the personnel (CCO, Nodal Contact Person, and RGO) are appointed as the company's employees and not as 'contingent workers'.

Twitter has provided the names of the said appointed personnel and their respective positions also. The said affidavit (of Twitter) mentions their employment start date as August 4, 2021. Twitter has further enclosed their employment contracts along with the said affidavit as proof of such appointments, the ministry said.

The court had on August 10 directed the Centre to file a short affidavit in response to Twitter's affidavit in which the company had shown compliance with IT Rules.

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