[WhatsApp plea against IT Rules 2021] Foreign commercial entity can't challenge Indian law: Centre to Delhi High Court

The Centre contended that Rule 4(2) aims at a legitimate State interest to curb the menace of fake news and offences committed against the State.
Delhi high Court, Whatsapp
Delhi high Court, Whatsapp

The Central government has told the Delhi High Court that a foreign commercial entity like WhatsApp cannot challenge the constitutionality of the Information Technology (Guidelines for intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules, 2021).

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