Indian Kanoon defends the right to provide access to court records

A writ petition filed before the Kerala High Court seeks removal of a court order available on the Indian Kanoon website by claiming a right to be forgotten. In its response to the petition, Indian Kanoon has clarified that such a right cannot be judicially created without a law being enacted by Parliament and emphasized that court records are public documents whose reproduction cannot be prohibited by citing the right to privacy.

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