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

Nirmaljit Singh Narula v. Indijobs

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Nirmaljit Singh Narula v. Indijobs

Nirmaljit Singh Narula v. Indijobs at Hubpages.com & Ors In the Delhi High Court CS (OS) No. 871/2012 Before Justice Manmohan Singh Decided on March 30, 2012 Relevancy: Removal of defamatory content against Nirmal Baba and reading Sec 79 IT Act with Sec 151 CPC. Statutes & Provisions Involved • The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2, 69, 79) • … Read More

Stovekraft Pvt. Ltd. v. Jt. Director, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

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Stovekraft Pvt. Ltd. v. Jt. Director Dir. Of Revenue Intelligence

Stovekraft Pvt. Ltd. v. Jt. Director, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence 2006 SCC OnLine Kar 849 In the Karnataka High Court Case Number: Writ Petition No. 9799/2006 Before Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar Decided on September 13, 2006 Relevancy: Whether floppy discs, hard drives, and pen drives containing data are goods or electronic records? Statutes & Provisions Involved • The Information Technology Act, … Read More

Rajiv Purushothaman v. M.C. Gopala Pillai & Anr

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Rajiv Purushothaman S/o Purushothaman v. M.C. Gopala Pillai S/o Chellappan Pillai and another

Rajiv Purushothaman v. M.C. Gopala Pillai & Anr 2012 IndLaw KER 3163 In the Kerala High Court Case Number: CRMC. No. 3452 of 2011 Before Justice N.K. Balakrishnan Decided on January 31, 2012 Relevancy: Admissibility of a conversation recorded in the CD. Statutes & Provisions Involved • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Section 138) • The Information Technology Act, 2000 … Read More

Dewsoft Overseas Private Limited v. Commissioner of Service Tax, New Delhi

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Dewsoft Overseas Private Limited v. Commissioner of Service Tax, New Delhi

Dewsoft Overseas Private Limited v. Commissioner of Service Tax, New Delhi 2008 IndLaw CESTAT 1661 In the Customs Excise And Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Case Number: Final Order No. St/218/2008-(Pb), In Appeal No. St/235/2006 Before Rakesh Kumar (Technical Member) and S.S. Kang (Vice President) Decided on August 25, 2008 Relevancy: Whether providing online computer course is “commercial training or coaching?” … Read More