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SC seeks Centre's response on Zoom ban for privacy breach, security issues

The petitioner, Harsh Chugh, argued that the software application was not safe and did not have end-to-end encryption

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A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices A.S. Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy issued notice to the Centre on the plea

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The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking a ban on popular video-conferencing software application Zoom, until formulation of an appropriate legislation.

Zoom shot into prominence in India during the nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus as more and more professionals worked from home and used this application to collaborate with colleagues remotely. 

A Bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and comprising Justices A S Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy issued a notice to the Centre on this plea.

The petitioner, Harsh Chugh, argued that the software application was

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First Published: May 23 2020 | 8:58 AM IST

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