X v. Union of India

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Writ petition in a case involving the distribution of non-consensual sexually explicit photos and videos of the petitioner

X v. Union of India In the High Court of Delhi WP (Crl.) 1505/2021 and Crl. M.A. 12645/2021 and 811/2022 Before Justice Subramonium Prasad Decided on April 26, 2023 Relevancy of the Case: Writ petition in a case involving the … Read More

Detecting CSAM: Through Hashing and Intermediaries

The Cyber Blog IndiaLaw

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

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

Vijay Bahadur v. Union of India

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Bail application in a case involving recording of videos through hidden cameras in girls' washrooms of a school

Vijay Bahadur v. Union of India (2019) 5 All LJ 513 In the High Court of Allahabad Habeas Corpus WP 4040/2018 Before Justice R.S. Ram (Maurya) and Justice Rajiv Gupta Decided on May 29, 2019 Relevance of the Case: Bail … 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

Imran Shabbir Gauri v. State of Maharashtra

Pragya AgrawalCase Summary

Imran Shabbir Gauri v. State of Maharashtra

Imran Shabbir Gauri v. State of Maharashtra In the High Court of Bombay Crl. A. 831/2015 Before Justice Prasanna B Varale and Justice S M Modak Decided on March 31, 2021 Relevancy of the case: Conviction in a case involving … Read More

Hentai, Child Porn, and India

Hariom TiwariLaw

Hentai, Child Porn, and India

Should we worry about drawings? The usual way of determining whether a thing is so bad that it should be declared illegal and is of harm. If a thing harms no one, one should (ideally) not be stopped from doing … Read More

Joshy Joseph v. State of Kerala

Hariom TiwariCase Summary

Joshy Joseph v. State of Kerala

Joshy Joseph v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala B.A. 831/2016 Before Justice Sunil Thomas Decided on February 05, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Bail application for allegedly creating and advertising website containing child pornography. Statutes and … Read More