“I did not mean that, that privacy is nothing. I only placed the position of the Supreme Court judgements.”
The Supreme Court’s upcoming verdict on the right to privacy could have a serious impact on society.
The court cannot simply declare privacy to be a fundamental right. It needs to explore its contours, including implications for the right to free speech.
A centralised and inter-linked database like Aadhaar will lead to profiling and self-censorship, endangering freedom.