The Right to Privacy in India

This stakeholder report is a submission by Centre for Internet and Society India (CIS India) and Privacy International (PI). CIS is a non-profit organisation that undertakes interdisciplinary research on internet and digital technologies from policy and academic perspectives. Through its diverse initiatives, CIS explores, intervenes in, and advances contemporary discourse and practices around internet, technology and society in India, and elsewhere. PI is a human rights organisation that works to advance and promote the right to privacy and fight surveillance around the world.

CIS and PI wish to bring concerns about the protection and promotion of the right to privacy in India before the Human Rights Council for consideration in India’s upcoming review.