Cyber Squatting: What are we missing?

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Cyber Squatting: What are we missing?

Yahooindia.com, Googl.com, Amazn.com, Flipcart.com, and so on. All these websites look familiar, but does something seem off? This is precisely what cyber squatting is. We usually notice peddlers in road-side markets for selling rip-offs or first copies of well-known merchandise brands with slightly misspelt names. When such activity happens in the digital space for domain names, it is called cyber squatting. While websites … Read More

COVID-19 and Cyber Crimes Against Women

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COVID-19 and Cyber Crimes Against Women

The traditional Indian society had treated women with great respect, Vedas puffed up her as a mother, creator, and addressed her as Devi or Goddess. Occupying a vital role, any mistreatment or subjugation to her dignity was seen as derogatory, not only for her but for the whole society. But a few millenniums later, the same does not appear to … Read More

Filing a Complaint on National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

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Filing a Complaint on National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has set up a dedicated platform for reporting cyber crimes from anywhere across the country. Though it caters to all types of cyber crimes, it puts special emphasis on cyber crimes against women and children. Once a complaint is filed on this portal, it is forward to the relevant law enforcement agency. In line … Read More

Understanding Anonymisation, Pseudonymisation and De-identification in the context of GDPR and PDPB

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In recent times, the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as GDPR) of the European Union has been a document of interest to Indians. The main reason for the same is that the legislative body of India has drafted a bill called the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as PDPB). Ever since the Justice K. … Read More

Dr. Mandeep Sethi v. Union Bank of India

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    Dr. Mandeep Sethi v. Union Bank of India In the Supreme Court of India CWP 21862/2012 Before Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Ritu Bahri Decided on February 26, 2013 Relevancy of the case: Validity of e-auctions conducted by the Debt Recovery Tribunals Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 4, 10-A) Recovery of Debts Due to … Read More

CIT v. Kumudam Publications Pvt. Ltd.

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CIT v. Kumudam Publications Pvt. Ltd. ITA 2358/CHNY/2014 In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal at Chennai Before Mr NRS Ganesan, Judicial Member and Mr AP George, Administrative Member Decided on February 12, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Whether LED panel is a computer? Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(1)) The Income Tax Act, 1961 (Section … Read More

K. Ramajayam v. Inspector of Police

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K. Ramajayam v. Inspector of Police Referral Trial 1/2015, Cr A 110/2015 In the High Court of Judicature at Madras Before Justice R. Sudhakar and Justice P. N. Prakash Decided January 27, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Certificate requirements for electronic evidence under Section 65B Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(t)) The Indian Penal Code, … Read More

Yahoo India Pvt. Ltd. v. State of Himachal Pradesh

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Yahoo India Pvt. Ltd. v. State of Himachal Pradesh In the High Court of Shimla Cr MMO 58/2016 Before Justice Rajiv Sharma Decided on March 09, 2016 Relevancy of the case: FIR against an intermediary for defamatory content Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(1)(w)) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 505(2)) The Code of Criminal … Read More

Income Tax Officer v. Vaidangi Techno Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

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Income Tax Officer v. Vaidangi Techno Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (2017) 188 TTJ (JP) 49 In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Jaipur ITA Number 1078/JP.2016 Before Mr Kul Bharat, Judicial Member, and Mr Vikram Singh Yadav, Administrative Member Decided on July 11, 2017 Relevancy of the case: Whether UID kit is a computer? Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology … Read More