Twitter MD Manish Maheshwari Responds to Legal Notice; Agrees to Communicate Via Video Conferencing

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  • Legal notice served to Twitter India MD
  • Twitter officials agree to communicate over video conference
  • Ghaziabad police seeking legal counsel whether or not to consider the deal

Trending: Responding to the legal notice sent by Ghaziabad Police Station; a response was sorted by the Twitter officials stating that Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari is available on video conferencing to explain the issue to the concerned authorities. While clarifying that he is not involved in the matter, Maheshwari agreed to give insights. 

However, the police officials aren’t satisfied with the response and so are mulling to issue  a second notice to the social media giant. 

Senior Superintendent of Police of Ghaziabad Amit Pathak would question the MD if the department agrees to Twitter’s response.

Ghaziabad police has claimed that there is no communal angle to the Loni incident, and in its FIR accused The Wire, Rana Ayyub, Mohammed Zubair, Dr Shama Mohammed, Saba Naqvi, Maskoor Usmani, Salman Nizami of giving communal colour to the incident on Twitter. 

Twitter recently lost its immunity against legal notices after it failed to comply with the  OTT Lawsuit 2021.  Based on this, the social media giant can be charged for unlawful content, it would be treated  as publisher not an intermediary and be liable punishment under any law, including IT Act, as also the penal laws of the country, sources stated.

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