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PepsiCo warns against maligning texts, emails

PepsiCo warns against maligning texts, emails
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First Published: Fri, Feb 05 2010. 12 32 AM IST
Updated: Fri, Feb 05 2010. 12 32 AM IST
New Delhi: To curb emails and text messages disparaging some of its food brands, beverages and snack food maker PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd on Thursday issued a warning in several newspapers against the publication of such content.
The notice warns that the proliferation of such messages is a punishable offence “under the Information Technology Act and Indian Penal Code.” “We will wait and watch, and if we do not see the situation improving, we will take strict legal action against people doing this,” said V. R. Shankar, director-legal, PepsiCo.
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First Published: Fri, Feb 05 2010. 12 32 AM IST
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