Fathima A.S. v. State of Kerala

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Anticipatory bail application in a case involving uploading a video of minors painting on the naked body of their mother

Fathima A.S. v. State of Kerala (2020) 4 KLT 617  In the High Court of Kerala B.A. 3861/ 2020 Before Justice P.V. Kunhikrishnan Decided on July 24, 2020 Relevancy of the case: Anticipatory bail application in a case involving uploading … Read More

Shantheeshlal T. v. State of Kerala

Hariom TiwariCase Summary

Shantheeshlal T. v. State of Kerala

Shantheeshlal T. v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala B.A. 4416/2020 Before Justice P.V. Kunhikrishnan Decided on July 27, 2020 Relevancy of the case: Bail application in a case involving storing child pornography in mobile phone Statutes … Read More

Sneha Kalita v. Union of India

Pragya AgrawalCase Summary

Blue Whale

Sneha Kalita v. Union of India (2018) 12 SCC 674 In the Supreme Court of India W.P. 943/2017 Before Chief Justice Deepak Mishra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud Decided on November 20, 2017 Relevancy of the case: Banning … 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

Cyber crime and laws in Nepal: An overview

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Cyber crime and laws in Nepal

This is the fourth article in the series covering cyber laws of various countries. The previous articles have covered countries such as Japan, New Zealand and Norway. This article offers an overview of cyber crime and laws in Nepal. Nepal … Read More

COPPA Compliance Checklist for Websites

Srushti IyerLaw

COPPA compliance checklist for websites

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) imposes certain requirements on online service providers that seek to collect personal information of children. This article is in continuation with my previous article that elaborated COPPA’s privacy policy and parental … Read More

PDPB and children’s data privacy in India

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PDPB and children's data privacy in India

Children account for one-third of the global internet user base. In the eyes of the law, a child’s “consent” has often been insufficient. I am sure you have seen that most of the Indian websites do not consider a user’s … Read More

Personal information, parental consent, and COPPA

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Personal information, parental consent, and COPPA

Acting on the Center of Media Education’s petition, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) started an investigation into data collection practices of kidscom.com. Back in the 1990s, this popular website targetted individuals between 8 to 14 years of age. It allowed … Read More

Cyber crime and laws in Norway: An overview

Vidhi JainLaw

Cyber crime and laws in Norway

This is my second article in the series covering cyber laws of various countries. Through this series, the objective is to discuss what they are doing to deal with technology-facilitated crimes. The first article covered cyber crime and laws in … Read More