How to identify fake news? Key takeaways from BPRD’s Guide

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Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPRD)’s National Cyber Research & Innovation Centre (NCR&IC) published a guide for law enforcement agencies on spotting and investigating fake news and misinformation. This 40-page guide was published on May 08, 2020, but it was subsequently removed from the public domain on May 10, 2020. The actual reasons as to why this guide was … Read More

Understanding Anonymisation, Pseudonymisation and De-identification in the context of GDPR and PDPB

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In recent times, the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as GDPR) of the European Union has been a document of interest to Indians. The main reason for the same is that the legislative body of India has drafted a bill called the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as PDPB). Ever since the Justice K. … Read More

K. Ramajayam v. Inspector of Police

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K. Ramajayam v. Inspector of Police Referral Trial 1/2015, Cr A 110/2015 In the High Court of Judicature at Madras Before Justice R. Sudhakar and Justice P. N. Prakash Decided January 27, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Certificate requirements for electronic evidence under Section 65B Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(t)) The Indian Penal Code, … Read More

IBAHN India Pvt. Ltd. v. CIT

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IBAHN India Pvt. Ltd. v. CIT In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal at Mumbai ITA 4932/Mum/2015 Before Mr Joginder Singh, Judicial Member Decided on January 11, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Whether switches and routers fall within the ambit of computers or not? Statutes and Provisions involved Income Tax Act, 1961 (Section 32(1)) The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(i)) … Read More

Shree Balaji Transport Corporation v. Food Corporation of India

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Shree Balaji Transport Corporation v. Food Corporation of India Civil WP 2440/2016 In the High Court of Punjab and Haryana Before Justice SJ Vazifdar, Additional Chief Justice and Justice Arun Palli Decided on February 18, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Whether tenders signed with digital signatures can be considered as duly signed or not? Statutes and Provisions involved The Information … Read More

Yahoo India Pvt. Ltd. v. State of Himachal Pradesh

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Yahoo India Pvt. Ltd. v. State of Himachal Pradesh In the High Court of Shimla Cr MMO 58/2016 Before Justice Rajiv Sharma Decided on March 09, 2016 Relevancy of the case: FIR against an intermediary for defamatory content Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(1)(w)) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 505(2)) The Code of Criminal … Read More

Saidai Sa. Duraisamy v. Stalin M.K.

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Saidai Sa. Duraisamy v. Stalin M. K. (2016) 5 LW 463 In the High Court of Madras Election Petition 1/2011 Before Justice M. Venugopal Decided on September 12, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Fulfilment of certificate requirements under Section 65B in an election petition Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(t)) The Evidence Act, 1872 (Section … Read More

Akhil Kumar Agarwal v. State of Uttarakhand

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Akhil Kumar Agarwal v. State of Uttarakhand MANU/UC/0661/2019 In the High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital Cr A 77, 83, 157/2017 Before Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Justice Alok Kumar Verma Decided on September 02, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Admissibility of mobile devices and CDRs without fulfilling the requirements under Section 65B Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, … Read More

Runeet Gulathi v. State

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Runeet Gulathi v. State 2019 (4) Crimes 285 (Del.) In the High Court of Delhi Crl A 1175/2018, Crl M (Bail) 1815/2018, Crl M (Bail) 1997/2018, 536/2019, Crl A 27/2019, 60/2019, Crl M (Bail) 107/2019 Before Justice Manmohan and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal Decided on September 20, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Satisfaction of requirements under Section 65B when CDRs … Read More

Jisal Rasak v. The State of Kerala

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Jisal Rasak Vs. The State of Kerala 2019 (4) KHC 928 In the High Court of Kerala at Ernakulam Crl MC 4148/2019(G) Before Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V. Decided on September 30, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Whether a copy of CCTV footage should be provided to the accused? Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(t), Section-4) … Read More