Vicky Nanjappa

Journalism for Vertebrates®

Twitter withholds Rana Ayub’s account, her supporters term it censorship

With Twitter withholding Rana Ayub’s account several took to the social media to state it is a result of censorship

New Delhi, Jun 27: A notice from Twitter was posted by journalist Rana Ayyub in which she was informed that her microblogging site was withheld in India under the Information Technology Act 2000.
On Sunday she took to her Twitter to post the notice and wrote, ‘ hello @Twitter, what exactly is this.’

The notice from Twitter read, ‘in order to comply with Twitter’s obligations under the Indian local laws, we have withheld the following account in India under the country’s Information Technology Act 2000: the content remains available elsewhere.

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