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Twitter’s Modi Operandi

February 24, 2021

India is not only the world’s largest democracy, it also accounts for the largest number of internet shutdowns and take down requests to social media companies globally.  The recent stand-off between Twitter and the Indian government over suspending more than a thousand accounts supportive of...

Twitter Unblocked Accounts That Criticized India’s Government. Now, Its Employees Are Being Threatened With Jail Time Unless It Blocks Them Again.

February 3, 2021

India’s government has threatened to punish employees at Twitter with fines and jail terms of up to seven years for restoring hundreds of accounts it has ordered the company to block. Most accounts were critical of the country’s prime minister, Narendra Modi. Read more at BuzzFeed News.

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