Delhi High Court rejects PIL seeking details of designated officers appointed by Facebook, X, Google to coordinate with government

The Court rejected the PIL on the ground that ‘designated officers’ appointed by intermediaries are to solely interact and coordinate with the Central government and the government has not raised any grievance.
Facebook, Google, X and Delhi High Court
Facebook, Google, X and Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently refused to pass directions to social media intermediaries Facebook, Google and X (earlier Twitter) to notify/ publish the details of ‘designated officers’ who coordinate with Central government, police and security agencies to deal with the issues of national security, cyber-crimes and crimes against children [KN Govindacharya v Union of India and Ors].

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