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When privacy becomes a fundamental right, businesses will have to transform

Expect to have businesses that are more responsible and accountable to their citizen consumers

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Rajeev Chandrasekhar
August 24, 2017, will count as another important day in the history of our 70-year-old democracy and nation – a day when privacy was firmly established as a fundamental right of every citizen under Article 21 and Part 3 of our Constitution.

There are many implications of this judgment – but mark my words – the full import of this will be seen and felt over the coming years as the relation between citizen and state, and citizen and corporates get redefined and recalibrated to realise the vision of being not just the world’s largest democracy but also the most advanced

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First Published: Aug 27 2017 | 9:46 AM IST

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