Linking of social media profiles with Aadhaar: SC transfers all cases to itself

October 23, 2019

The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred to itself all cases, related to the linking of social media profiles with any government ID, including Aadhaar and WhatsApp traceability, pending in different high courts to regulate social media misuse. It will also examine whether liability could be fastened on intermediaries like Facebook and WhatsApp to decrypt messages so as to check fake news, hate speech, etc. A bench comprising justices Deepak Gupta…

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Digilocker not enough if you encounter these situations!

October 23, 2019

Delhi Traffic Police has recently tweeted that virtual documents uploaded on Digilocker are valid upon being asked by a traffic cop. However, it further specified that in such cases where the driver of the vehicle commits an offense, then he or she will have to present the original hard copy of the documents. Revisions to the Motor Vehicle Act bring along hefty fines for traffic rule violations and in some…

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