The extremely debated Tik Tok ban has been put to relaxation for now. The Madras Excessive Court docket has lifted the ban which was applied few days in the past. Tik Tok has over 20 million customers in India.
TikTok filed a plea within the high courtroom final week arguing that the Madras Excessive Court docket’s choice to ban the app, the communication by the Ministry of Electronics and Info Know-how to adjust to the order, and the elimination of the app by Google and Apple from their app shops, violate the elemental proper to free speech and expression.
TikTok argued that it’s merely an middleman underneath the Info Know-how Act, 2000, on which customers can generate and submit content material. The platform itself has no function within the choice or creation of content material, Tiktok stated. On Wednesday, amicus curiae Arvind Datar advised the courtroom that the IT Act doesn’t obligate the middleman to display all data being hosted on its portal.