The article traces out the utilization of surveillance technologies by governments in the wake of COVID-19 and examines its effect on an individual’s right to privacy.
Seventy-two years since India's independence and three years since the landmark Right to Privacy judgement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Digital Health IDs under National Digital Health Mission. This health ID, rightly packaged as the health sector equivalent of UPI, carries forward the critical privacy concerns of the UPI.
With the world going online, there has been a massive increase in exams being conducted online to keep up with academic schedules. However, everything has another side. Read about proctoring services and data in this post.