Indian courts have recently become involved in two issues affecting the operation of search engines in that country.
According to the Hindu Times, the Supreme Court in New Delhi has “issued notice” to various search engine companies — Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, etc. — on a petition claiming their violation of the Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act because of advertising on their sites promoting sex selection techniques. The companies have not yet responded to the petition. (See also the story in the Straits Times.)
In Mumbai, a local company wishes to sue a blogger who goes by the . . . [more]