The Delhi High Court reviews the Competition Authority’s inquiry into a big tech company’s data privacy policy (WhatsApp)

Delhi High Court Judgement on CCI Inquiry into WhatsApp’s new data privacy policy in India* While reporting on the initial media news in my earlier blog on the same topic published on 23 April 21 , I had promised to come back with a detailed reporting on the above judgment which was then not uploaded on the website. Now that the full text of the Delhi High Court judgment dated 22 April 21 (“judgment”) is available, let me quickly analyze the same for benefit of readers. Contentions before High Court The main ground of challenge of the CCI’s impugned order dated 24 March 21 directing investigation into the 2021 policy of WhatsApp (“impugned order”/”prime facie order”) was that that despite the judicial challenge to the 2021 Update pending before the Supreme Court [1] and before the Delhi

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Delhi High Court reviews the Competition Authority’s inquiry into a big tech company’s data privacy policy (WhatsApp), 22 April 2021, e-Competitions April 2021, Art. N° 101359

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