Eschewing the set of all freedoms, the
concept of liberty sits at the soul of a democratic
structure. Associated with varying connotations in
different jurisdictions, Article 21 of Indian Constitution
qualifies its enjoyment with the term ‘personal’ unlike
its U.S. counterpart; probably the reason for reluctance
of Indian Courts to recognize privacy as an essential
ingredient of personal liberty for a long time.1
Jurisprudence is now settled on the issue of privacy and
its safeguards in the modern era2
, it is nevertheless
bound to face a resilient challenge while extending the
guarantee in online sphere.
Keywords : Right to Privacy, ICT, Technology, IT Act.