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Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk has met PM Narendra Modi in the US. After meeting the PM, Musk, the owner of Twitter, has answered many questions from the media. Musk said that his social media company has no other option but to obey the rules and regulations of the local government. Musk’s comment came at a time when former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey claimed that the Modi government had threatened to shut down Twitter during the farmer’s movement.
When asked about the recent allegation against the Indian government by Jack Dorsey, Musk said, Twitter has no other option but to obey the local governments. If we don’t follow local government laws we will be shut down. That’s why it is good that we have to follow the laws of any country. It is impossible for us to do more than this.
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There are different rules and regulations of the governments of different countries of the world. In such a situation, our best effort will be that we will try our best to provide free speech by following the law. Before Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey was the CEO of Twitter and he is also counted among the founding members of the social media company. Now Musk has bought Twitter, so the command of its operation is also in his hands.
#WATCH , Twitter and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk after meeting PM Modi in New York, says “Twitter does not have a choice but to obey local governments. If we don’t obey local government laws, we will get shut down so the best we can do is to work close to the law in any given country, pic.twitter.com/4B4mgzxz9e
— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2023
What was Jack Dorsey’s claim?
In fact, Dorsey had recently claimed in an interview given to the YouTube channel Breaking Point that during the farmer’s movement in India, the central government, while instructing the government to close many accounts, would raid the houses of the employees for not doing so. was threatened. Dorsey had claimed that the Government of India had also asked to close the accounts of many journalists who were critical of the government on the farmer’s issue.
Government rejected Dorsey’s claim
However, the Government of India rejected Jack Dorsey’s claim, saying that the social media company under the leadership of the former CEO continuously violated India’s rules. He said that neither any Twitter employee went to jail nor the social media platform was closed. Minister of State for Electronics and Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar had said that at first Twitter did not follow the rules of India saying that they do not apply to it.
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