Indian court dismisses Twitter’s censorship lawsuit, imposes fine

  • India’s Karnataka High Court has dismissed Twitter’s lawsuit against alleged arbitrary content-blocking orders, citing the company’s delayed compliance with the 2021 IT laws.
  • The court levied a 5 million rupee ($61,000) fine on Twitter, which faced continued pressure from the Indian government in 2021 to block content related to farmer protests, Covid-19 criticism, and press freedom.
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