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We’re private, user can’t invoke free speech rights: Meta

IndiaTimes Thursday, 5 May 2022
Social media company Meta Platforms, Inc — the parent company of popular platforms Instagram and Facebook — has claimed in the Delhi high court that the rights under Article 19 (free speech) of the Indian Constitution cannot be invoked against it by a user since it is a private entity that does not discharge a public function.
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