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Disclose Identity of those Running Channels Sharing E-Papers of Dainik Jagran In PDF Format on Daily Basis: Delhi HC To Telegram [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 31 May 2020 1:42am

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Disclose Identity of those Running Channels Sharing E-Papers of Dainik Jagran In PDF Format on Daily Basis: Delhi HC To Telegram [READ ORDER]

A Single Bench of Justice Mukta Gupta of Delhi High Court has in the matter of Jagran Prakashan Limited v.Telegram Fz LLC & Ors. has granted Dainik Jagran interim relief in a case against Telegram regarding the circulation of e-papers of Dainik Jagran on its platform.

Background of the Case: 

The petitioner newspaper had filed a suit for temporary injunction under Order XXXIX Rule 1 and 2 Civil Procedure Code, 1908 against Telegram FZ LLC (in short ‘Telegram’) having its office at Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

Dainik Jagran is a Hindi named newspaper which has a wide circulation in both physical as well as digital media throughout the country and the digital e-paper of the plaintiff is available and published on www.jagran.com

The petitioner had submitted that the readers of the newspaper have the option to either subscribe to the physical/print newspaper or they can log on website to read the daily newspaper in the digital format on the web page itself. 

Considering the present COVID-19 situation the petitioner was not charging any subscription fee from its readers in India but was charging a fee of one dollar in other countries however, in view of the enhanced postings the petitioner was contemplating imposing a fee on the digital newspaper in India as well. 

As per the plaint, the website of the plaintiff has a security feature whereby any reader can read the newspaper in the digital form on the website but cannot download the same in the PDF format. 

On the other hand, Telegram… Continue Reading...


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