Detecting CSAM: Through Hashing and Intermediaries

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Detecting CSAM, Hashing, and Intermediaries

Governments across the globe frequently claim child sexual abuse material (CSAM) and potential terrorist activity as justifications to support backdoors in encryption-based services. Big tech companies continue to face pressure while offering end-to-end encrypted services. Is the roll-out of on-device … Read More

Regina v. Matthew Millen

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Taking defence as a cyber volunteer in an appeal arising out of conviction in a child sexual abuse case

Regina v. Matthew Millen [2021] EWCA Crim 1471 In the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division Case Number 2021/00528/B5 Before Lord Justice Holroyde, Justice Holgate, and Justice Cockerill Decided on October 05, 2021 Relevancy of the case: Taking defence as a … Read More

Nizamuddin v. State of Karnataka

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Bail application in a case involving uploading of children's obscene photos and videos

Nizamuddin v. State of Karnataka In the High Court of Karnataka Criminal Petition 294/2022 Before Justice H.P. Sandesh Decided on January 21, 2022 Relevancy of the case: Bail application in a case involving uploading of children’s obscene photos and videos … Read More

Muhammed Bilal v. State of Kerala

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Bail application in a case involving downloading, storing, and sharing child pornography

Muhammed Bilal v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala Bail Appl. 1605/2022 Before Justice Gopinath P. Decided on March 11, 2022 Relevancy of the case: Bail application in a case involving downloading, storing, and sharing child pornography … Read More

Ajaynath v. State of Kerala

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Anticipatory bail application in a case involving the solicitation and transmission of a minor's nude pictures

Ajaynath v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala B.A. 7166/2017 Before Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V. Decided on November 6, 2017 Relevancy of the case: Anticipatory bail application in a case involving the solicitation and transmission of a … Read More

A. v. Sub Inspector of Police

Pragya AgrawalCase Summary

Bail application filed by a child in conflict with the law in a case involving rape of a minor victim, recording of the act, and sharing of videos on social media

A. v. Sub Inspector of Police In the High Court of Kerala B.A. 7027/2018 Before Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V. Decided on October 30, 2018 Relevancy of the Case: Bail application filed by a child in conflict with the law in … Read More

Bachpan Bachao Andolan v. Union of India

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

A public interest litigation filed for addressing the problem of inter-state child trafficking, child labour, and child sexual abuse in circuses

Bachpan Bachao Andolan v. Union of India & Ors (2011) 5 SCC 1 In the Supreme Court W.P. (C) 51/2006 Before Justice Dr Dalveer Bhandari and Justice A.K. Patnaik Decided on April 18, 2011 Relevancy of the case: A public interest … Read More

Harman v. State of Haryana

Samiksha UniyalCase Summary

Bail application in a case involving rape of a minor, recording the act, and extortion on the pretext of deleting the video

Harman v. State of Haryana In the High Court of Punjab & Haryana CRM-M 25180/2018 Before Justice H.S. Madaan Decided on October 12, 2018 Relevancy of the Case: Bail application in a case involving rape of a minor, recording the … Read More

Manaf V.B. v. State of Kerala

Gitanjali SadanCase Summary

Bail application in a case involving creating a web page inviting individuals to have sexual intercourse with minors

Manaf V.B. v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala BA 1769, 1772/2016 Before Justice B. Sudheendra Kumar Decided on March 16, 2016 Relevancy of the Case: Bail application in a case involving creating a web page inviting individuals … Read More

Is it illegal to watch porn on Telegram?

Gitanjali SadanLaw

Is it illegal to watch porn on Telegram?

When an individual moves from physical space to cyber space, there comes a behavioural change in the person. Individuals often find cyber space more liberating and less judgemental towards their actions. This shift in behaviour is called the space transition … Read More