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Google, Microsoft & Yahoo pulled up 6th time by SC on sex determination ads

The Supreme Court of India has once again pulled up search giants Google, Microsoft and Yahoo for the sixth time over online sex-determination ads, reports Bar and Bench. The court asked the companies to set up an in-house search mechanism to remove online search results which go counter to Section 22 of the Pre-Conception & Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994 (Act). the “In-House Expert Body” that is directed to be constituted, if not already constituted, shall on its own understanding delete anything that violates the letter and spirit of language of Section 22 of the 1994 Act and, in case there is any doubt, they can enter into a communication with the Nodal Agency appointed by the Union of India and, thereafter, they will be guided by the suggestion of the Nodal Agency of the Union of India,” the order…

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