The Great Indian WhatsApp University

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WhatsApp is one of the most popular platforms for communication in India. With a user base of more than 400 million users, it has unfortunately become one of the most misused platforms, as far as misinformation and fake news are concerned. Owing to this, the term “WhatsApp University” has emerged, which is slang for the most ridiculous and unreal news … Read More

Cyber Attack on Indian Nuclear Power Plant – Explained

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India is a developing country. It is a well-accepted fact that a developing country requires energy to move towards being a developed country. But in the race to become a superpower, what if the security of one of the most critical and crucial assets of the nation is compromised? On 4th September 2019, a malware attack on the Kadankulam Nuclear … Read More

Pegasus: the WhatsApp Spyware

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What is Pegasus? Pegasus is a type of spyware created by the NSO Group, a company based out of Israel. Like any other app, WhatsApp too had a loophole in its application which was exploited by the company by using this spyware. A missed call to the phone was enough to embed the malware into a victim’s device. Pegasus was … Read More

Manoj Oswal v. State of Maharashtra

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Manoj Oswal v. State of Maharashtra

Manoj Oswal v. State of Maharashtra In the High Court of Bombay Crl. Writ Petition No. 314/2012 Before S.C. Dharmadhikari & S.B. Sukhre, JJ. Decided on August 6, 2013 Relevancy of the case: Applicability of Section 66A. Statutes & Provisions Involved:  Ar. 226 of COI, 1950  Sec 482 of Crpc, 1973  Ar 66A of IT Act, 2000 … Read More

Laddi v. State of Haryana

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Laddi v. State of Haryana

Laddi v. State of Haryana In the High Court of Punjab & Haryana CRR No. 398 of 2013 Before Paramjeet Singh, J. Decided on May 2, 2013   Relevancy of the case: Relevancy and admissibility of secondary evidence of electronic record. Statutes & Provisions Involved:  The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (S.376, S.506) The Evidence Act, 1872 (S.2, S.3, S.8, S. … Read More

Orissa Consumers Association, Cuttack & Anr v. Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission & Ors

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Orissa Consumers Association, Cuttack & Anr v. Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission & Ors.

Orissa Consumers Association, Cuttack & Anr v. Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission & Ors 2004 SCC OnLine Ori 46 In the High Court of Orissa W.P. (C) No. 7160 of 2004 A.K. PATNAIK AND A.K. PARICHHA, JJ Decided on October 8, 2004 Relevancy of the case: Publication of regulations in electronic form is equivalent to information in written or typewritten form. … Read More

Customs & Central Excise v. Deloitte Tax Services India Pvt. Ltd.

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Customs & Central Excise v. Deloitte Tax Services India Pvt. Ltd.

Customs & Central Excise v. Deloitte Tax Services India Pvt. Ltd. 2012 SCC Online AP 393 In the High Court of Andhra Pradesh C.E.A. No. 7 of 2009 Before Goda Raghuram and M.S. Ramachandra Rao, JJ. Relevancy of the case: Whether computerized data processing falls under “Information Technology Services” for the purpose of taxation? Statutes & Provisions Involved Central Excise … Read More

Is the clock ticking for Tiktok?

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Tiktok banned in India

India as a country has been known for its culture and religious diversity since time immemorial. In the past few years, great concerns regarding obscene and pornographic videos on the Internet have been raised by various groups in society. The Internet has become a necessity these days and with over 40 crores Internet users in India itself, it has become … Read More

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

Rakesh Kumar & Ors. vs State

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Rakesh Kumar & Ors. vs State

Rakesh Kumar & Ors. vs State (2009) 163 DLT 658 In the High Court of Delhi Crl. A. 19 of 2017 with Crl. A. 51/2007 Before Pradeep Nandrajog, Inderjeet Kaur, JJ.) Decided on August 27, 2009 Relevancy of the case: Admissibility of Electronic Records as primary or secondary evidence Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 65B) … Read More