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The Center on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that Twitter has prima facie appointed a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), Resident Grievance Officer (RGO) and Nodal Liaison Officer (NCP) in compliance with the new Information Technology (IT) rules. has been appointed. This information was given by Additional Solicitor General Chetan Sharma to a single bench of Justice Rekha Palli. On this, Justice Palli directed the Center to file an affidavit within two weeks, clarifying its stand in the matter.
The bench gave this order during the hearing of a petition alleging non-compliance of IT rules by the US-based social media platform.
Additional Solicitor General Chetan Sharma said, “In compliance with the law, Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), Resident Grievance Officer (RGO) and Nodal Liaison Officer (NCP) have been appointed.” The court said Twitter’s affidavit on compliance with IT rules is “finally on record”.
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Senior advocate Sajan Poovaiya, appearing for Twitter in the court, said that the company has appointed permanent officers for the posts of CCO, RGO and NCP. These officers will work on full time basis and they are fully capable of performing the tasks as per law.
Sajan Poovaiya said, “The court has given us a lot of support. Finally we have fixed the situation. Now these posts have been appointed permanently.
On July 28, the court had expressed displeasure over the appointment made by Twitter to the post of CCO and held that the social media platform was not complying with the new IT norms. The Center had also claimed that Twitter was in “gross violation of rules”.
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