There has to be some end to luxury litigation, says Delhi HC to Facebook

While dismissing the plea, Justice Yashwant Varma of Delhi High Court remarked that "there has to be some end to luxury litigation"

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Senior Advocate Parag Tripathi, appearing for Facebook, said that the subsidiary was made a party in the CCI investigation without any prima facie evidence against them

Bhavini Mishra New Delhi
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea filed by Facebook India Online challenging the investigation by the Competition Commission of India against it in connection with the competition regulator’s investigation into Whatsapp’s privacy policy update in 2021.

While dismissing the plea, Justice Yashwant Varma of Delhi High Court remarked that “there has to be some end to luxury litigation”.

Facebook India Online was made a party in the ongoing investigation in the suo motu investigation by CCI against WhatsApp and Meta in connection with WhatsApp’s update to its Terms of Service and Privacy Policy in 2021.

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First Published: Sep 28 2022 | 10:57 PM IST

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