Laddi v. State of Haryana

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Laddi v. State of Haryana

Laddi v. State of Haryana In the High Court of Punjab & Haryana CRR No. 398 of 2013 Before Paramjeet Singh, J. Decided on May 2, 2013   Relevancy of the case: Relevancy and admissibility of secondary evidence of electronic record. Statutes & Provisions Involved:  The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (S.376, S.506) The Evidence Act, 1872 (S.2, S.3, S.8, S. … Read More

Customs & Central Excise v. Deloitte Tax Services India Pvt. Ltd.

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Customs & Central Excise v. Deloitte Tax Services India Pvt. Ltd.

Customs & Central Excise v. Deloitte Tax Services India Pvt. Ltd. 2012 SCC Online AP 393 In the High Court of Andhra Pradesh C.E.A. No. 7 of 2009 Before Goda Raghuram and M.S. Ramachandra Rao, JJ. Relevancy of the case: Whether computerized data processing falls under “Information Technology Services” for the purpose of taxation? Statutes & Provisions Involved Central Excise … Read More

Sujay Sen Gupta v. State of Haryana

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Sujay Sen Gupta v. State of Haryana

Sujay Sen Gupta v State of Haryana In the Punjab & Haryana High Court CRM-M- 4365 of 2012 (O&M) Before Justice Rajan Gupta Decided on March 06, 2012 Relevancy of the case: Whether pre-arrest bail should be granted under Section 43, 66 & 66B of the IT Act? Statutes & Provisions Involved • The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 43, … Read More

K K Velusamy v. N. Palanisamy

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K K Velusamy v. N. Palanisamy

K K Velusamy v. N. Palanisamy (2011) 11 SCC 275 In the Supreme Court of India Civil Appeal No 2795-2796/2011 Before Justice R V Raveendran, Justice A K Pattnaik Decided on March 30, 2011 Relevancy of the case: Consideration of Call Recordings as a relevant fact and admitting them as an evidence under Section 151 CPC. Statutes & Provisions Involved … Read More

India’s evolving data privacy jurisprudence – It’s 2019 and we’re missing the point!

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India's evolving data privacy jurisprudence - It's 2019 and we're missing the point!

Much has been said already about the recent order of the MHA under Section 69 of the IT Act notifying ten agencies to “intercept, monitor or decrypt” “information generated, transmitted, received or stored” in any computer resource. While it is controversial in the context of a feared police state of mass surveillance, the notification not only extends to intermediaries and … Read More

Bombay HC denies bail under Section 67A

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Bombay HC denies bail under Section 67A

It is a rare sight to see an Indian court convicting an accused under the provisions of the Information Technology Act, 2000. Earlier this year in March 2018, a Judicial Magistrate First Class Court in Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal convicted an accused with five years of imprisonment in a revenge porn case. Considering that most of the offences under the … Read More

Are WhatsApp Group Admins liable for fake news?

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Recently, WhatsApp has been the centre of attraction of many debates in India. Some calling action from the communication platform and some seeking assistance and accountability. While the pressing reason for this remains the incidents of mob lynching and the spread of hateful/fake/inciteful images, videos, news etc. over chats, new developments are only giving birth to newer challenges for both … 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

Ethical Hackers in Police Investigation: Is it legal?

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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

The Indian Data Protection & Privacy Law: Rights I should have

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The Indian Data Protection & Privacy law- Rights I should have

The Advocate-General of India, Mr. Mukul Rohatgi has recently stated in his submissions to the honorable Supreme Court that the Government is working on a Data Protection & Privacy Law. The AG also said that TRAI has already started drafting this framework. The Government is expecting to enact it by Diwali. Privacy and protection of data are two of the … Read More