IT Act 2020: Government writes to social media giants seeking details on compliance status

A day after the new IT rules came into effect, the Central government has asked all the social media giants for details on compliance status. The deadline for the new Information Technology Act 2020 has already expired and many of the social media companies have asked for an extension. Earlier today the government had assured that none of the new measures introduced by India will affect the normal functioning of WhatsApp. Facebook said they had no problem complying to the new rules but there were some issues over which it wanted to consult with the government. Watch the full video to know more about this story and stay updated with the latest news on Times Now!

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