Explore Possibility of Banning Blue Whale: HC to Govts

2017-09-05 06:19:13.0

Taking a serious view of the Blue Whale Challenge game, the Madras High Court on September 4th directed the central and Tamil Nadu governments to explore possibilities of banning it.

Justices KK Sasidharan and GR Swaminathan of Madurai bench, initiating suo motu proceedings in the matter, made several suggestions and issued notice to the Union I&B secretary and state home secretary and IT department.

The bench asked them to find out the possibility of banning the game and to offer suggestions to ban such online games, directed that IIT-Madras Director be impleaded in the case.