Supreme Court will hear today a PIL filed by Rajya Sabha MP of CPI, Binoy Viswam, which seeks for directions to RBI & NPCI to ensure that the data of Indian citizens collected on UPI platforms was not misused by WhatsApp, Google, Amazon & Facebook.

#SupremeCourt #dataprotection
In the previous hearing, Court had issued notices to the Centre, Google, Amazon, Facebook & WhatsApp, despite objections from the Respondents who stated that issuance of notice by the Court would practically act as a stay.

#DataProtection #SupremeCourt…
The #CJI Bobde led bench has assembled.
Matter begins.
Yes Mr. Sibal, #CJI says

We have served the Respondents' My Lords, says Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal

You are not for Whatsapp?

Oh, this is the other matter, I thought this was the other case, says Sibal

This is what happens when you have to go from court to court! #CJI says
Court lists the matter next week.

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