In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court upheld that privacy is a fundamental right. The ruling was unanimous with 9-0 judges ruling in favour. The verdict puts an end to a five-year long debate on the issue of constitutional validity of the “right to privacy”. More details to follow. If you wish to participate in MediaNama's curated event on "THE FUTURE OF USER DATA IN INDIA" click here. The context: two policy consultations, one at the TRAI and another at MEITY, will close within the next three months. We’re planning a nuanced open discussion on challenges, best practices, and approaches that protect the interests of citizens, government and businesses, and covers policy, legal, business and technology perspectives. 16:17: The blame game begins. Watch the Indian National Congress press conference on the right to privacy judgement. Watch LIVE:@PChidambaram_IN on Right to PrivacyAICC Press…
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