Category: Free Speech

New recommendations to regulate online hate speech could pose more problems than solutions

This article was originally published on The Wire. The T.K. Viswanathan committee’s recommendations could prove to be dangerous for free speech if acted upon without resolving its flaws. It was reported last week that an expert committee headed by T.K. Viswanathan, former secretary general of Lok Sabha, recommended that the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the […]

Right to be forgotten

The ‘right to be forgotten’ has been a hotly debated issue in recent years, and lies at the centre of discussions involving freedom of expression and privacy in the digital age. This note will attempt to outline what this right entails and what potential issues could be faced in its practical application. Currently, the question of the application […]