Global Removal of Defamatory Content

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Social media platforms have taken centre-stage in our daily lives. Memes are being shared rapidly on various social media handles and it is pertinent to note that such images may defame public figures, politicians, friends, families, etc. Given that Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 had been struck down, it is reasonable to wonder the legal dynamics involved … Read More

Corporate Data Theft in Cyber Space: Where does India Inc stand?

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Modern-day enterprises rely extensively on their IT infrastructure to conduct most of their business operations. In turn, they have a plethora of data that needs to be stored digitally. While some of the stored data may be publicly available, sensitive data like customers’ and employees’ personal information, trade secrets, intellectual property, email communication, algorithms for providing services, etc. must be … Read More

Data theft by bank employees: Case Study and Remedies

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Modern-day banks store a plethora of personal and financial information of their customers. Right from Aadhar number, PAN number, address, mobile number, etc. to income tax returns, spending patterns, average monthly expenditure, property registration papers, and whatnot. In short, we, as customers, entrust the banks with every piece of information we share. However, the same may not always be the … Read More

Social Credit System in China

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Internet-based platforms have become a crucial mechanism for proper administration and unification of data around the world. At present, there might not be any such resourceful systems in western countries; however, a few design systems about the use of digital media have started to become accessible. The rise of social media in affiliation with advancements in data processing is giving … Read More

Regulating Online Streaming (OTT) Platforms in India

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Even with censorship, the Internet is a force for change. ~ Peter Singer Definitions and Background Online curated content services bypass conventional television mediums and offer video and audio streaming media services as an independent product. In 2006, the Ministry of I&B defined IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) in its order as: IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) is a system where a … Read More

India needs to crackdown ​on the Sex Ad Business Online

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35-40% of the content downloaded in India is pornography. As per PornHub, India is also their 3rd largest traffic generating nation. And there are many more statistics to this tune that add validation to the fact that the consumption of pornography in India has gone up multiple folds since the telecommunication sector boom with dirt-cheap prices in the country. So … Read More

क्या भारत में पोर्न देखना गैर कानूनी है?

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पिछले पाँच वर्षों में हम करीब 225  से भी ज्यादा ब्लॉग आर्टिकल्स अंग्रेजी भाषा में प्रकाशित कर चुके है | यह हमारा हिंदी भाषा में लिखे जाने वाला पहला आर्टिकल है | सबसे पहले हमने पोर्न का विषय इसलिए चुना क्योंकि इससे सम्बंधित कई प्रश्न हमसे प्रतिदिन पूछे जाते है | भारत में पोर्न-सम्बंधित नियम-कानून क्या है? अगर स्पष्ट तौर … Read More

The Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011

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This article covers the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011. While the Personal Data Protection Bill is still in the pipeline, this guideline is often resorted to when it comes to issues regarding the protection of sensitive personal data or information. These rules were issued by the concerned Ministry through exercising … Read More

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