Supreme Court of India has appointed a three-member committee to look into allegations of unauthorized surveillance using Pegasus, a spyware developed by Israeli firm NSO Group. It will be headed by retired judge Justice R V Raveendran. He will supervise the functioning of the technical committee, which will look into the “truth or falsity of the allegations” and will submit a report “expeditiously”. Justice Raveendran was part of the R M Lodha Committee appointed by the SC in 2015 to reform the BCCI.
Committee Other members:
- Naveen Kumar Chaudhary, professor (Cyber Security and Digital Forensics)
- Prabaharan P, professor (School of Engineering)
- Ashwin Anil Gumaste, institute chair associate professor (Computer Science and Engineering)