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Delhi HC to hear in October appeals of WhatsApp, Facebook in privacy policy matter

Both the instant messaging apps have also challenged the CCI's asking them to furnish certain information for the purpose of inquiry conducted by it
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PTI   |   New Delhi   |   Published 28.08.21, 01:07 AM

The Delhi high court on Friday said it will hear in October the appeals of Facebook and WhatsApp, challenging its single-judge order dismissing their pleas against the probe ordered by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) into the instant messaging app’s new privacy policy.

A bench of Chief Justice D. N. Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh listed the matter for October 11 while extending the time to file replies to the June 4 and June 8 notices issued by CCI to WhatsApp and Facebook, till then.

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While CCI was represented through additional solicitor general Aman Lekhi, WhatsApp and Facebook were represented through senior advocates Harish Salve and Mukul Rohatgi, respectively.



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