Freedom of speech can't be asserted against private party: Facebook, Instagram to Delhi High Court

Meta, the company which owns Facebook and Instagram, told the Court that it is not a 'State' under the meaning of Article 12 of the Constitution and it does not perform any 'public function'.
Freedom of speech can't be asserted against private party: Facebook, Instagram to Delhi High Court
Delhi HC, Instagram

Facebook (now Meta Platforms) has informed the Delhi High Court that it is a private party and, therefore, the right to freedom of speech and expression guaranteed under Article 19 of the Indian Constitution cannot be asserted against it [Wokeflix Through Megha Choubey v. Union of India and Ors].

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