No linking of FB, Twitter, WhatsApp accounts with Aadhaar, PAN says HC

Delhi High Court on Monday refused to order linking of social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN or voter ID card for removing out fake accounts. The court said such order would lead to data of genuine account holders, who are much more in number, going “unnecessarily” to foreign countries. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said linking of accounts with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp, with Aadhaar, PAN or any other identity document requires framing of policies  by govt.