In Hyderabad, Telengana, a case has been brought against the police concerning the use of facial recognition software, Aljazeera reports.
A landmark judgment by all accounts, this article is an excellent distillation of the key takeaways.
On 24 August 2017, a nine judge bench of the Supreme Court of India handed down its decision in the important constititutional case of Puttaswamy v Union of India [pdf]. In a remarkable and wide ranging 547 page judgment the Court ruled unanimously that privacy is a constitutionally protected right in India. This is landmark case which is likely to lead to constitutional challenges to a wide range of Indian legislation.
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