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Privacy After Puttaswamy

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data have become such buzzwords, that the prevailing wisdom is that data is the new fuel, and “datafication” is the panacea for most problems....

On 24 August 2017, the Supreme Court of India in K Puttaswamy v Union of India (2017a) held the right to privacy to be a fundamental right. The Court’s clarification of the constitutionality of the....

In recent years, efforts to expand access to formal finance are looking to technology and digital financial services to overcome traditional barriers, in particular by harnessing insights from....

The Indian Constitution, being a living document, was written in a social context that has seen tremendous change alongside a rapidly developing India. Mindful of this social progress, the Supreme....

The queer movement in India has had an uneasy relationship with the concept of privacy, harking back to the constitutional challenge to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. The Naz Foundation’s....

In K Puttaswamy v Union of India (2017a), a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court held that the right to privacy is a fundamental right and that, at its core, it means the “right to be let alone.” 1....

The Supreme Court in K Puttaswamy v Union of India (2017a) unanimously declared that the Indian Constitution recognises a fundamental right to privacy. This verdict might have emanated out of the....

The almost academic nature of the Supreme Court’s judgment on the right to privacy in K Puttaswamy v Union of India (2017a) means that its practical implications will continue to be dissected until....

It would not be an understatement to say that the six concurring judgments of the Supreme Court in K Puttaswamy v Union of India (2017a) have unanimously and together expanded the known universe and....

The Supreme Court’s judgment in K Puttaswamy v Union of India (2017) presents a paradigm shift in the Court’s understanding of fundamental rights under the Constitution. While the right to privacy has....