Suchitra Vijayan speaks to Prasanna S. about data privacy in India, the state’s use of the Pegasus spyware to surveil voices of dissent and what it means for civil rights in the country. The discussion was originally held on Twitter Spaces.
Prasanna S. is a Delhi-based lawyer. Prior to commencing his law practice, he worked for nearly 10 years writing, designing and architecting software, having had a background and degree in computer science and engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University. He earned his three-year LLB from the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, Delhi University. He assisted the Petitioners’ side in the Aadhaar cases before the Supreme Court.