Binoy Viswam v. Union of India & Ors

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Binoy Viswam v. Union of India & Ors

Binoy Viswam v. Union of India & Ors (2017) 7 SCC 59 In the Supreme Court of India WP (C) 247,277,304/2017 Before Justice Dr. AK Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan Decided on June 09, 2017 Relevancy of the case: Mandatory seeding of Aadhaar number with PAN Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 7) The Constitution of … Read More

Purushan Eloor v. Deputy Superintendent of Police

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Purushan Eloor v. Deputy Superintendent of Police

Purushan Eloor v. Deputy Superintendent of Police 2013 SCCOnline Ker 1176 In the Kerala High Court WP (C) No. 39022/2012 Before Justice T R Ramachandran Nair Decided on January 09, 2013 Relevancy of the case: Directions sought for assistance to be taken from Cyber Crime Investigation Cell Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 43(b), 66, 66A, … Read More

K K Velusamy v. N. Palanisamy

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K K Velusamy v. N. Palanisamy

K K Velusamy v. N. Palanisamy (2011) 11 SCC 275 In the Supreme Court of India Civil Appeal No 2795-2796/2011 Before Justice R V Raveendran, Justice A K Pattnaik Decided on March 30, 2011 Relevancy of the case: Consideration of Call Recordings as a relevant fact and admitting them as an evidence under Section 151 CPC. Statutes & Provisions Involved … Read More

Vinod Kaushik & Anr v. Madhvika Joshi & Ors

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Vinod Kaushik & Anr v. Madhvika Joshi

Vinod Kaushik & Anr v. Madhvika Joshi & Ors In the Cyber Appellate Tribunal Appeal No 2/2010 Before Justice Rajesh Tandon, Chairperson Decided on June 29, 2011 Relevancy of the case: Applicability of CPC O I R 10(4) in the proceedings before an IT Adjudicator Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 43, 65, 66E, 72, 85) … Read More

Bombay HC denies bail under Section 67A

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Bombay HC denies bail under Section 67A

It is a rare sight to see an Indian court convicting an accused under the provisions of the Information Technology Act, 2000. Earlier this year in March 2018, a Judicial Magistrate First Class Court in Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal convicted an accused with five years of imprisonment in a revenge porn case. Considering that most of the offences under the … Read More

How an Internet search took a life – The Story of Wei Zexi

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How an Internet search took a life - The Story of Wei Zexi.

The biggest irony of our generation is that WhatsApp has become a verb. This quote was written by Mr Nitish Chandan, our Founder in November 2015 and we accordingly posted on Facebook here. An exactly similar statement can be made when it comes to the search-engine giant Google. As of July 2018, Google has a staggering 86.2% market share worldwide. The … Read More

Proceedings of Securing Cyber Space 2018 [Event]

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We are happy to share that we are now associated with Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) as Knowledge and Resource Portal. Under this association, we have started a national Cyber Crime Helpline (details are given at the footer) and recently attended Securing Cyber Space 2018, a conference jointly organized by Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and CPF on September 07, 2018 at India International Centre, New … Read More

Is Hosting a Porn Website Legal in India?

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Is hosting a Porn Website Legal in India

Out of hundreds of questions that are asked to us via our Facebook Page, E-Mails,  Helpline and Website on a daily basis, the question whether hosting a porn website is legal in India has been one of the most asked questions lately. While some questions sway towards offering services to pornographic websites and uploading content, the law certainly stays the same. … Read More

Safer Internet Day 2018 – Are You Really Safe?

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(नोट: इस पोस्ट को हिन्दी मे पढ़ने के लिए नीचे जाये) Today is February 06, 2018. You might see a few tweets and Facebook posts here and there about this. Safer Internet Day was started off in 2004 in the UK which is now celebrated in more than 130 countries. People are doing their bit to make the Internet a … Read More

Data Privacy Day 2018 – A Humble Request!

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(नोट: इस पोस्ट को हिन्दी मे पढ़ने के लिए नीचे जाये)   It was Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2018. There is a reason why we did not publish this post on 28th itself.  Oversharing personal information on social media platforms is one of the major threats to an individual’s privacy. If you are enjoying a vacation with your … Read More