On Wednesday, microblogging platform Twitter said that the company is committed to openness and transparency, and will be in regular contact with the government to share timely updates.
The company’s statement comes against the backdrop of its presence before the Joint Committee on Parliament on Data Protection Bill, 2019. Representatives of the social media company had also questioned the showing of Ladakh as part of China.
Committee chair Meenakshi Lekhi told PTI Language that the panel’s Twitter explanations for showing Ladakh as part of China were “inadequate” and the act’s amount to criminal offenses attracts seven years of imprisonment. Representatives of Twitter had told the panel that the company respected India’s sensitivity.
“The recent geo-tagging issue was swiftly resolved by our teams. Our spokesperson said that we are committed to openness, transparency to our work and will be in regular contact with the government to share timely updates.
Twitter was under heavy criticism after a live broadcast from Leh’s Hall of Fame showed “Jammu and Kashmir, People’s Republic of China” in a war broadcast for soldiers who had fallen in the union and a backlash from social media users Had to face. The region of Ladakh.
Twitter called it a technical issue that was swiftly resolved.
Last week, the government wrote on Twitter on the issue that any disrespect for the sovereignty and integrity of the country is completely unacceptable.
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