New Delhi, December 4: Top officials from Twitter India on Wednesday, December 4, appeared before the parliamentary Committee on cyber safety and security of women. The twitter representatives explained to them how Twitter works, how to report on the platform and on the basis of complaint how Twitter will take action against them. Why Name and Identity of Rape or Sexual Assault Victim Should Not Be Made Public? How Section 228A of the IPC Comes Into Effect.
The panel, headed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Dr Heena Gavit, has all women members including Samajwadi Party's Jaya Bachchan and DMK's Kanimozhi Karunanidhi. The penal has also invited Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp representatives to appear before it on Thursday, December 5. Hyderabad Vet Rape-Murder Case: Cops Suggest 'Disha' to be Used as Victim's Name on Media & Social Media to Protect Real Identity.
Sources: Twitter India has given presentations to Parliamentary Committee on women safety, on how Twitter works, how to report on twitter and on the basis of complaint how Twitter will take action against complaint. pic.twitter.com/ugUR5G8lgO
— ANI (@ANI) December 4, 2019
According to reports, the Parliamentary Standing Committee is concerned over various issues such as trolling of women on social media platforms, morphing profile pictures, along with other serious issues like revenge porn, or sextortion.