Delhi court drops Google India’s name from suit

Administrative Civil Judge Parveen Singh agreed with Google India’s plea that it does not operate any social networking website

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 13, 2012 12:23:52 am

A Delhi court on Thursday dropped Google India’s name from a suit for trial of various social networking websites for allegedly hosting objectionable contents,after the company argued that it was merely a software developing firm.

Administrative Civil Judge Parveen Singh agreed with Google India’s plea that it does not operate any social networking website. The court also dropped cases against seven other entities,Exbii,IMC India,My Lot,Shyni Blog,Topix,Zombie Time and Boradreader as they were not found to be proper parties to the suit.

The court had earlier dropped cases against Yahoo and Microsoft. After Thursday’s proceedings,only six companies remain impleaded from the original 22 against whom the suit was filed.

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