Twitter Loses Case Against Centre's Takedown Order
The Karnataka High Court today dismissed social media giant Twitter's
plea challenging directions of the Centre to remove some tweets and accounts.
The court also imposed ₹ 50 lakh costs on Twitter citing its conduct.
It also refused Twitter's request to stay the operation of the order.
Twitter had moved Karnataka High Court in July last year challenging
the blocking orders of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
calling the orders arbitrary and against freedom of speech and expression.
The High Court in April asked the central government why it had not given
any reasons for blocking some accounts on Twitter in light
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