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Facebook Users From Gurgaon

Facebook Users From Gurgaon

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facebook users from gurgaon approach supreme court
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Facebook users from Gurgaon, Noida and Bangalore to approach their own High Courts to protect their access

to Facebook from being shut down by the Delhi High Court. Date: 14-Jan-2011 Hello. I am an Advocate in practice at the Supreme Court and at several High Courts across India. Google and you will see this: http://www.google.co.in/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ix=iea&ie=UTF8&ion=1#sclient=psyab&fhp=1&hl=en&site=webhp&source=hp&q=%22K.V.DHANANJAY%22& pbx=1&oq=&aq=&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=&gs_upl=&fp=cf1c0eaa45f95b7a&i on=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1280&bih=709&jeck=uycRT5L PDoSyrAfe3umTAg Considering the news reports that the Delhi High Court has threatened to shut down sites such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo, several users of these very sites outside Delhi have expressed great concern at the possibility of the Delhi High Court actually delivering on its threat and directing the Government of India to block these very sites. I have been approached by Facebook users from Gurgaon, Noida and Bangalore to seek court protection for their own access to Facebook and other sites. Under the federal scheme of our Constitution, should the Delhi High choose to impose ‘internet darkness’ upon the citizens of India, it may do so only upon the territory of Delhi and not beyond it. Users in the cities of Gurgaon and Noida are constitutionally entitled to reject the wisdom of the Delhi High Court and to seek protection from their own High Courts, the High Court of Punjab and Haryana and the Allahabad High Court. Similarly, users elsewhere in India are equally entitled to protect their access to Facebook and other sites by calling upon protection from their own High Courts. That is, in the event that the Government of India is asked by the Delhi High Court to block these sites, users of these sites outside

the National Capital Territory of Delhi may move their own High Courts and seek a direction to the Government of India to limit the Order of the Delhi High Court to the territory of Delhi only and not to the territory or State of the aggrieved internet users. The federal scheme of our Constitution assures a High Court to each State. There are 28 States in our country and 7 union territories. The National Capital Territory of Delhi is a Union territory and also has a High Court for its territory – the Delhi High Court. Neither the Delhi High Court nor courts subordinate to it possess any legal authority to disrupt internet access by users outside the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Given that there is just one Facebook version and users whether in Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai or Kolkata use the same Facebook version, users outside Delhi are fully likely to be injured by any Order of the Delhi High Court to the Government of India to block Facebook unless the Court’s Order imposing ‘internet darkness’ is limited to just the territory of Delhi. So, preparing to move the other High Courts. Wait and watch. K.V.Dhananjay Advocate Supreme Court +91 99105 77765 +91 9902909390

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