Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said he was denied access to his Twitter account for an hour on the basis of a violation of a US copyright law. Subsequently, he was given access. He said that now he understands why Twitter isn’t willing to comply with the new IT rules of India and that is because they won’t be able to suspend accounts that do not suit their agenda. He also said Twitter’s actions were a violation of Rule 4(8) of the IT rules, 2021.

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