WhatsApp moves Delhi High Court against IT Intermediary Rules 2021 mandating it to trace first originator of information

The Facebook-owned platform has reportedly argued that the provision is unconstitutional and against people’s fundamental right to privacy as underlined by the Supreme Court decision.
WhatsApp moves Delhi High Court against IT Intermediary Rules 2021 mandating it to trace first originator of information

Messaging application, WhatsApp has moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 to the extent that it needs intermediary platforms to make provisions for “identification of the first originator of the information", Indian Express reported.

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