Coercive extraction of personal information unheard of in a democracy: PIL challenging mandatory use of Arogya Setu app in Kerala High Court

The petitioner contends that the imposition of the COVID-19 tracking app would entail a dilution of personal autonomy, of informed consent, risks possible misuse and raises concerns of a surveillance system being set up
Arogya Setu App, Kerala HC
Arogya Setu App, Kerala HC

A PIL plea has been moved in the Kerala High Court challenging the move to make the installation and use of the Central Government's Aarogya Setu COVID-19 tracker mobile application mandatory, citing privacy and data security concerns.

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