SC will hear petition to protect user data on WhatsApp, provided Harish Salve argues during vacation

Murali Krishnan January 16 2017

The Supreme Court today issued notice in a petition seeking guidelines to regulate WhatsApp and said that it will hear it during the summer vacation.

A Bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud issued notice to the Centre and WhatsApp, asking them to respond within two weeks.

Most interestingly, the Court said that it will hear the case only during summer vacation and that Senior Advocate Harish Salve should appear and argue . . .

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