This event is a part of programming coordinated in the run-up to / on the day of Global Encryption Day (GED), led by the Global Encryption Coalition (GEC). Find additional events on or around GED – in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and the Pacific – on GED’s event page.
The panel discussion seeks to explore the idea that the Right to Encrypt is to be read as a subset of the Right to Privacy which is enshrined under Article 21 of the Constitution of India. It also dwells into the necessary protections that should be given for the Right to Encrypt under the existing regulatory and constitutional framework in India.
- Mr. Sidharth Luthra (Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India)
- Mr. Karti Chidambaram (Member of Lok Sabha, Member Parliament Standing Committee on Information Technology)
- Mr. Y. Kiran Chandra (General Secretary, Free Software Movement of India)
- Jon Camfield (Director of Global Technology Strategy at Internews)
- Emma Llanso (Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy & Technology)
Moderator: Ms. Mishi Choudhary (Founder, SFLC.in)
Date: 19 October 2021
Time: 6PM IST // 8.30AM EST