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The European Union is first in the world to propose digital rights. The rights aim to support democracy and support people’s rights. It ensures a safe online environment. About the EU Digital Rights EU digital rights cover digital devices as well. It ensures the sustainability and green transition goals of the bloc. It defines illegal ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Kerala high court rules that right to access Internet is part of fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & Right to Privacy
The Kerala High Court has recently ruled that the right to have access to the Internet is part of the fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & also the Right to Privacy under Article 21 of the Constitution. The verdict came on a petition filed by a Kozhikode college student challenging her expulsion for not adhering ..
A single bench of the Kerala high court headed by Justice PV Asha has ruled that access to the Internet is a fundamental right which cannot be taken away arbitrarily. Case before Kerala High Court The court was hearing a petition filed by Faheema Shirin, an 18-year-old BA student which questioned the hostel rules which ..
The Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg called for the governments to play a greater role in protecting internet privacy. He cited 4 areas namely New regulations to protect society from harmful content Election integrity People’s privacy Data portability He said that Facebook is creating an independent body for the people to appeal its decisions. Currently the ..
The constitution bench of Supreme Court declared right to privacy as Fundamental right under constitution
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has declared right to privacy a fundamental right under the constitution on August 24, 2017. A nine-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar ruled that right to privacy is an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty under Article 21 and entire Part III ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
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