DRONES: THE FLYING CAMERAS
Shini Jain, LL.M., NLU Jodhpur, Umang Nalwaya & Akanksha Goswami, LL.M., Renaissance University, Indore
This article aims to provide the analysis of drone technology and its use in today’s era. The main focus is on how this new technology is a threat to one and foremost fundamental right i.e. Right to Privacy under Article 21 of the Constitution of India in the light of Puttuswamy’s Judgment. In 2020, Drone Unmanned Aircraft System Rules, 2020 was framed and whether such rules compatible to deal with the issue of privacy or some other laws like Data Protection Bill is required to deal with the same. Further, every technology has its own pros and cons, as how the government is more inclined towards the use of drones in certain areas which are beyond the reach of the humans. Finally, few recommendation and suggestions are given by the authors to protect the privacy of an individual in an effective manner.