NEW DELHI, Jan 16: The Supreme Court today decided to hear a plea seeking Central Government’s regulation of online messaging services, Whatsapp.
A bench, headed by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, issued notice to the Union Government, TRAI, Whatsapp, Facebook and sought seeks their replies within two weeks.
Whatsapp is a public utility, with over 155 million users. The Supreme Court said, Whatsapp is a private service with private rules, take it or leave it. In telecom, there is a payment made by users, no such payment in WhatsApp.
Users were made aware, when the rules were changed. (UNI)