Social media companies came under fire at a March 4 meeting held by the Home Ministry for not taking down content related to the Delhi riots on time, the Indian Express reported. Twitter was singled out for its low compliance rate with takedown requests from the government. The meeting was a routine one that the government holds with social media companies to discuss takedowns in compliance with Section 69A of the IT Act, the report says. A review of transparency records published by Twitter to Lumen found that the company withheld 30 tweets and five user accounts from being visible to Indian users at MEITY's request in February, the period for which the meeting took place. Lumen does not list any requests from the Indian government in February that it did not act on. MEITY, MIB and Delhi Police officials…
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