Admin of WhatsApp group cannot be held liable for posts by members: Kerala High Court quashes POCSO case

"Creator or Administrator of a WhatsApp group, merely acting in that capacity, cannot be vicariously held liable for any objectionable content posted by a member of the group," the Court said.
Kerala High Court and WhatsApp
Kerala High Court and WhatsApp

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday observed that creators or admins of a WhatsApp group cannot be vicariously held liable for any objectionable content posted by a member of the group [Manual v State of Kerala]

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