Elon Musk’s Social Media Platform X Appeals Against Karnataka High Court’s Content-blocking Verdict

  • X, formerly Twitter, has appealed the Karnataka High Court decision that approved the Indian government’s content-blocking orders under the Information Technology Act.
  • X argues that the court has incorrectly interpreted Section 69A of the IT Act and challenges the decision to uphold the blocking of 29 accounts, demanding the reversal of a Rs 50 lakh penalty.
  • The case raises questions about a foreign platform’s ability to protect fundamental rights against government overreach in India.
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