Koi mere data ka kya karega?

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Have you said “koi mere data ka kya karega?” to that friend of yours who really cares about online privacy? Well, this one is for you.  Data breaches, leaks, hacks and all the fancy lingo that surrounds the technology space today is mostly too complex for an average user to comprehend. When faced with this possibility of companies and data … Read More

India’s evolving data privacy jurisprudence – It’s 2019 and we’re missing the point!

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India's evolving data privacy jurisprudence - It's 2019 and we're missing the point!

Much has been said already about the recent order of the MHA under Section 69 of the IT Act notifying ten agencies to “intercept, monitor or decrypt” “information generated, transmitted, received or stored” in any computer resource. While it is controversial in the context of a feared police state of mass surveillance, the notification not only extends to intermediaries and … Read More

Accessing Banned Websites into Jail: Egypt and Cyber Law

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Accessing Banned Websites into Jail: Egypt & Cyber Law

Access to the Internet, some may say is totally fundamental to one’s rights as a citizen. So much so that courts across the world have begun saying this. As a global community of Internet users, we are far ahead of debates about the whole existence of the Internet and whether or not it was made for the purposes that it … Read More

Are WhatsApp Group Admins liable for fake news?

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Recently, WhatsApp has been the centre of attraction of many debates in India. Some calling action from the communication platform and some seeking assistance and accountability. While the pressing reason for this remains the incidents of mob lynching and the spread of hateful/fake/inciteful images, videos, news etc. over chats, new developments are only giving birth to newer challenges for both … Read More

Financial Cyber Crime: How the system is failing the victims

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I’d say good luck to you if you are a victim of a financial cyber crime in India and looking for a recourse. When I say financial cyber crime, I refer to all sets of crimes that include vishing scams, ATM skimming and fraudulent withdrawals and transactions. For someone who is visiting our website for the first time, please check … Read More

Sharing pirated movie and music can lead to jail

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The problem of piracy in the movie biz does not need introduction. The number of pirated movie copies being openly sold in the market whether secretively or publicly, is massive. Walk into any corner of a local market and you can find people selling DVDs containing your favorite music and movies without any regard to copyright. Then there are those … Read More

Blue Whale Challenge- What are we missing?

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The recent blue whale challenge and the suicide of a 14 year old  is an alarm that just rang across the globe. Like many others, I know for a fact that this will be snoozed as well. For another day they said, awareness is a matter for another day. As the world tackles to protect infrastructure and servers whose breach cause catastrophe, … Read More

Ethical Hackers in Police Investigation: Is it legal?

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The number of incidents with the involvement of third parties like ethical hackers, in criminal and civil investigations is on the rise. More than ever now, I have been dealing with such cases of blatant violation of rights of individuals where proper procedures are not followed. Note: This is a special Guest post by Adv. Prashant Mali.  Today, let me talk … Read More

Job frauds: lost money online?

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Job frauds?  You mean these days? Who falls victims to these frauds, It is so careless and stupid to fall prey to such a fraud. Well, I am not of this opinion. Fake job frauds are on the rise with every passing day because of easy information access to criminals. At that peak of frustration and agony when one does … Read More

Madras High Court says electronic evidence is admissible under Sec 62 without 65B certificate

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At this stage itself, I find it imperative to direct our readers to this post about Digital Evidence Law in India. Before talking about the recent order of the Madurai Bench of the High Court, we must take a look at what is the difference between primary and secondary electronic evidence. Primary Electronic Evidence, legally speaking is something a lawyer would … Read More