Though meant to protect citizens from cybercrime and digital bullying, the Rules infringe on the fundamental right to privacy and freedom of speech and expression. They should have been introduced in Parliament.
Justice Kurian Joseph, a retired judge of the Supreme Court of India, feels that as the use of cyberspace increasingly becomes the norm, there should be the realisation that prevention is better than cure. “The nature of crime is changing day by day. This is one area we need to take precautions