The Supreme Court has pronounced a judgment regarding the use of Pegasus, constituting a committee of technical experts to examine the allegations of unauthorised surveillance using the Pegasus spyware. The committee of technical experts is monitored by Supreme Court Justice R. V. Raveendran (retd.) who will be assisted by Mr Alok Joshi, a former IPS officer, and Dr. Sandeep Oberoi. The committee has been directed to submit its report expeditiously and the matter will be taken up 8 weeks from 27th October, 2021. IFF has provided legal assistance to two petitioners - Mr Rupesh Kumar Singh and Ms Ipsa Shatakshi. Mr Arvind Datar, Senior Advocate, represented them before the Supreme Court.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/sc-appoints-a-committee-to-examine-the-use-of-pegasus-spyware-in-india/