Getting Revenge Porn Videos Removed from Twitter [Case Study]

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Getting Revenge Porn Videos Removed from Twitter

How many times has a text from your ex-boyfriend/girlfriend made you afraid? If the number is high, the probability that message being threatening or derogatory is equally high. A person being threatened of his/her integrity via illicit images and videos always thinks what went wrong and what can be done now. These pictures and videos are generally taken when you … Read More

Is Hosting a Porn Website Legal in India?

Raj PagariyaLaw5 Comments

Is hosting a Porn Website Legal in India

Out of hundreds of questions that are asked to us via our Facebook Page, E-Mails,  Helpline and Website on a daily basis, the question whether hosting a porn website is legal in India has been one of the most asked questions lately. While some questions sway towards offering services to pornographic websites and uploading content, the law certainly stays the same. … Read More

Indian Court Sets Precedent in a Revenge Porn Case

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Revenge Porn, Indian Law, Cyber Law, India

According to National Crime Records Bureau, there has been an increment of 157% in the number of cases reported for sharing of obscene content on the Internet since 2012. Women have always been the object of crime in India but now the crimes against women are increasing even in the virtual world. Sadly, the legal framework is not adequate yet … Read More

ATM Fraud- 5 things a victim should do!

Raj PagariyaCyber Security, Law15 Comments

atm fraud, bank fraud, online fraud

Search analysis reveals that the number of people searching for ATM Fraud is the highest in India all across the globe. Even our Electronic Banking Frauds in India report suggests how the humongous growth in ATM frauds have led to disruption in the banking sector which no agency is proactively addressing. Age old modus operandi and tactics are now being used … Read More

5 Steps to Immediately take if your nudes are being used to Blackmail YOU.

Rachiyta JainCyber Security, Law12 Comments

Sharing nude pictures over WhatsApp, iMessage and other sorts of messengers has become a pretty common activity across age groups today. What ordinarily follows these temporary (thought of as permanent) relationships is revenge porn which is the reason behind so many giving up and committing suicides. The pictures which were then shared voluntarily are now used to blackmail. If you or your … Read More

Ethical Hackers in Police Investigation: Is it legal?

Nitish ChandanLaw2 Comments

The number of incidents with the involvement of third parties like ethical hackers, in criminal and civil investigations is on the rise. More than ever now, I have been dealing with such cases of blatant violation of rights of individuals where proper procedures are not followed. Note: This is a special Guest post by Adv. Prashant Mali.  Today, let me talk … Read More

India to soon have an Electronic Evidence Examiner

Rachiyta JainCyber Forensics, LawLeave a Comment

India, DigitalEvidence, Cybercrime, investigation

With Governments notification dated 2nd January 2016 looks like India’s long struggle of proving digital evidence in court will soon come to an end. The notice declares that under Section 79A of IT Act, 2008 which empowers Central Government to appoint an Examiner of electronic evidence, India is soon to get one. As mandated by virtue of Sec. 79A of ITA, … Read More

Russia blocks LinkedIn app : Can India make such a move?

Nitish ChandanCyber Security, LawLeave a Comment

russia blocks linkedin

You would be shocked to know that Russia requested Apple and Google to remove the LinkedIn app from their respective app stores. As reported by The New York Times a few months ago, a Russian court had ordered to block the networking portal. This was owing to the fact that LinkedIn was breaching the Russian Data Protection rules. The lawmakers in … Read More

Where we stand after 15 years of IT Act !!

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17th October 2000 marked the beginning of nothing less than a revolution in Indian cyberspace. It was a birth of new era where IT Law came into existence defining boundaries, powers and governing people’s action online. Today as we complete 15 years of this revolution, let’s take a look at how far we have come. Though the act came into … Read More

Pornography and the Indian Law

Abhay Singh SengarLaw6 Comments

In today’s IT era where every hand has the reach to Internet with just a single click, we all are very much vulnerable to Pornography. Porn today is more freely and widely available on Internet than ever before. Younger generation is therefore able to access it very easily and quickly than ever. This leads to the mentality of unemotional sex. … Read More