Debate Nammalariyanam

Center To Monitor All Computers; Why Are We Being Spied On?

A nine-member bench of Supreme Court delivered a landmark judgement on August 24, 2018. The bench headed by the then Chief Justice Dipak Mishra declared that right to privacy is a fundamental right. The country once again discusses the judgement today, in the wake of the decision by the Ministry of Home Affairs to authorize agencies to snoop on all computer information. The power bestowed to these agencies, who can now monitor and access all computer data, has sparked controversies, along with a fundamental question. Why are we being spied upon by the nation? Nammalariyanam.