Vodafone customer, Dhaval Valia has been issued a warning by the company, after the latter posted comments, allegedly considered defamatory by Vodafone.

(No) Power to you!

(No) Power to you!

Vodafone, a popular mobile service provider in the country issued a warning to Dhaval Valia, a business journalist stating that the latter's comments on Facebook was presenting a wrong picture of them in the market. Indian Law Alliance, a legal firm on the behalf of Vodafone has issued a warning clearly stating that unless Dhaval Valia removes his statements from the site within 48 hours of the notice, he would invite a defamation suit. Valia, on the other hand states that the 3G services provided by Vodafone haven't lived up to their 'promise', and has counter filed a complaint against the company for allegedly causing him 'mental harassment'. 

Valia  has been refuting all charges (posting defamatory comments, sending SMSes to top officials, being impolite with a female executive), and in his complaint states that Vodafone has been violating his privacy by sharing details of his Facebook posts with their legal firm.

Source:  AFP

Publish date: June 1, 2011 7:11 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 7:56 pm

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