Indian law only determines the situations where privacy will be afforded legal protection9 min read 05 Sep 2014, 03:35 PM IST
Interview with Sajai Singh, partner, J. Sagar Associate on the implications of a photo leak in India
After the massive leak on 3 August involving nude pictures of many Hollywood celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, Selena Gomez, Kate Upton and Ariana Grande, celebrities are confronted with a serious copyright issue. Celebrities who have accepted that the photos are real are trying to get them off the internet claiming that their copyright belongs to them. What are the legal consequences if the leak had happened in India. Mint spoke to Sajai Singh, partner at law firm J.Sagar Associate about the laws which can be provoked in case of a hack or leak of private data, the punishment it would attract and what you could do to safeguard yourself.