Kerala HC issues notice in plea for govt regulations to counter online fake news

Meera Emmanuel July 9 2018

The Kerala High Court has issued notice in a petition calling for the introduction of a regulatory mechanism to counter fake news on online platforms including YouTube, Facebook and WhatsApp.

Justice Anu Sivaraman issued notice on Monday, in a plea filed by Kerala-based Kalyan Jewellers India Limited (Kalyan).

The broad prayer to counter online fake news has been made while presenting a case against videos and articles alleging that Kalyan Jewellers has been carrying out fraudulent activities.

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