WhatsApp, Centre Get Supreme Court Notice Over Payment Service

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and messaging service provider WhatsAppafter a plea sought direction to restrain the app from proceeding with its payments systems unless it fully complies with RBI’s provisions. A bench of Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Indu Malhotra sought response from WhatsApp, Law and Justice Ministry, Finance […]

Facebook Bids to Keep Data Privacy Case From EU’s Top Court

Facebook bid on Monday to block referral of a landmark privacy case to Europe’s top court by requesting a last-ditch appeal, seeking to avoid a potential ban on the legal instrument it uses to transfer users’ data to the United States. The case, taken in Ireland by privacy activist Max Schrems, is the latest to question […]

Facebook Dealt Setback by EU Court Adviser in Privacy Dispute

Facebook was dealt a setback on Tuesday when an adviser to the top European Union court said any data protection authority in the bloc had the power to take action against it for breaching privacy laws. Facebook has its European headquarters in Ireland and has argued that only the Irish data protection authority has the power to police […]

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Response on WhatsApp-Facebook Data Sharing

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Response on WhatsApp-Facebook Data Sharing HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp updated its privacy policy earlier this month It has, thus, stirred a controversy among the users Delhi HC has asked govt. to submit replies by September 14 WhatsApp’s recent decision to share user data with parent company Facebook has reached the doorstep of […]

Uber Case: Karnataka High Court Questions Government on Stifling Startup Business

The Karnataka High Court Wednesday questioned the state government on “stifling” the startup business through regulatory norms that create an “unviable” environment while wanting to encourage startups. “On the one hand, you (government) want to encourage startups in the state and, on the other, you want to stifle its business by framing rules like the […]

Valve Taken to court docket for Transphobia

HIGHLIGHTS The organization is being sued for $three.1 million. Plaintiff argues transgender discrimination and hostile environment. Valve denies all allegations, and needs to brush aside complaint. Valve, the online game developer at the back of titles together with Counter-Strike and maker of virtualdistribution platform Steam, is being sued with the aid of a former worker […]

Delhi High Court Helps Single Mothers. Says Mother’s Signature Sufficient for Child’s Passport.

On may also 20, the Delhi excessive courtroom dominated that a mother’s signature is sufficient toproblem a child’s passport in unique instances and the father’s signature isn’t required. This order came in response to a petition filed by using a unmarried mother who had asked her daughter’s passport be re-issued without the father’s name being […]