UNRAVELLING THE EMERGENCE OF RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN IN INDIA
The right to be forgotten is a concept that has emerged as a consequence of the befitting challenges posed by the perpetual availability of personal information on digital platforms. With the evolution of technology at such a swift pace, it has become very difficult to control personal data and protect our privacy. The right to be forgotten recognises the need to have control over our personal information by entitling us to remove or erase it from online platforms. With the help of this Article, we will attempt to examine the emergence of the right to be forgotten in India. This article includes several sub-headings, starting with the introduction and enlightening on, how the emergence of the internet has affected our rights. Further moving on, we would get to know about the definition and origin of the right to be forgotten. This article would also deal with the status of other countries along with that of India vis-à-vis this right. While coming to the closure of the article, the readers would get to know about some of the consequential challenges pertaining to the proper implementation of the right, and finally, the Conclusion along with the Author’s views on the topic, where this article would sum up, providing suggestions for the improvement of the implementation of this sui-generis right.