Information in public domain is like toothpaste, can’t get it back once it is out of the tube: Orissa High Court calls for right to be forgotten

"If the right to be forgotten is not recognized in matters like the present one, any accused will surreptitiously outrage the modesty of the woman and misuse the same in the cyberspace unhindered", the order reads
Violence against Women
Violence against Women

Lamenting the lack of a mechanism to permanently delete information from the internet in order to safeguard the right to be forgotten, the Orissa High Court on Monday appealed for a debate on the subject (Gugul v. State of Odisha).

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