In his petition, Krishna says that these regulations will result in "over-censorship and snuffing out dissenting and contrarian voices under pressured wielded by majoritarian groups."
IT Rules 2021 explained: Non-compliance will expose WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter to significant liability
It is unlikely that the intermediaries will be banned from operating in India for non-compliance. However, it may render their operations non-viable as they may be required to proactively monitor their platforms so as to avoid incurring liability
The petition filed by the Foundation for Independent Journalism said the new IT rules are palpably illegal in seeking to control and regulate digital news media
The links for virtual court hearings in the apex court will be shared on registered email ids and registered mobile numbers of the concerned advocates-on-record and party-in-person, the court registry said