A Beginner’s Guide to Cryptography

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A Beginner's Guide to Cryptography

Cryptography has been derived from the Greek word kryptos, which means hidden. It involves converting information in a manner that it can only be read and processed by the intended receivers. Crypt means hidden and graphy means writing. One of the earliest instances of cryptography is traced back to the use of Hieroglyph in which scribes used to encode/decode the … Read More

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. vs State of Kerala

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Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. vs State of Kerala

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. vs State of Kerala (2020) 1 KLT 686 In the High Court of Kerala at Ernakulam W.A. 979/2018 Before Justice K. V. Chandan and Justice V.G. Arun Decided on January 23, 2020 Relevancy of the case: Payment of wages through a Wage Payment System (WPS) for selected banks Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, … Read More

Admissibility of WhatsApp Chats in a Court of Law

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Admissibility of WhatsApp Chats in a Court of Law

Technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. Over the years, we have seen how internet-based services are being used in committing a crime. On the premises that WhatsApp has become a verb, I will be discussing the admissibility of WhatsApp Chats in a court of law. Important Definitions Section 2(1)(t) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 defines … Read More

Larsen and Toubro Limited v. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

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Larsen and Toubro Limited v. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (2014) 2 Kant LJ 522 In the High Court of Karnataka WP 49507/2013 (GM-RES) Before Justice A.S. Bopanna Decided on January 02, 2014 Relevancy of the case: Error committed and delay in the process of uploading documents for procuring tenders through e-mode. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section … Read More

How to identify fake news? Key takeaways from BPRD’s Guide

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Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPRD)’s National Cyber Research & Innovation Centre (NCR&IC) published a guide for law enforcement agencies on spotting and investigating fake news and misinformation. This 40-page guide was published on May 08, 2020, but it was subsequently removed from the public domain on May 10, 2020. The actual reasons as to why this guide was … Read More

Ajay D.N. v. Sujith S.S.

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Ajay D.N. v. Sujith S.S.

 Ajay D.N. v. Sujith S.S. In the Kerala High Court W.P.(C) 37082/2007-M Before Justice P.V. Asha Decided on February 21, 2017 Relevancy of the case: Legal recognition of OMR sheets as electronic record. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2, 4) The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (Section 45A, 65A, 65B) Relevant Facts of the Case The … Read More

Text Hundred India Pvt. Ld. v. CIT

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Text Hundred India Pvt. Ld. v. CIT

Text Hundred India Pvt. Ld. v. CIT In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal ITA No. 2095 to 2098/Del/2014 and ITA No. 2849 to 2851 & 2852/Del/2014 Before Mr H.S. Sidhu, J.M. and Mr Prashant Maharishi, A.M. Decided on July 31, 2017 Relevancy of the case: Admissibility of electronic record. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 4) … Read More

In the matter of Consortium Securities (P) Ltd.

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      In the matter of Consortium Securities (P) Ltd. The Securities and Exchange Board of India Before Ms Raj Rani Bhalla, Adjudicating Officer Decided on July 29, 2005 Relevancy of the case: Maintenance of margin deposit book in electronic form. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 4) Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (Section … Read More

In the matter of M/s J.M. Morgan Stanley Retail Services Pvt. Ltd.

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   In the matter of M/s J.M. Morgan Stanley Retail Services Pvt. Ltd. The Securities and Exchange Board of India Before Mr A.K. Batra, Whole Time Member MO/14/MIRSD/06/04 Decided on June 2, 2004 Relevancy of the case: Legal recognition of electronic records. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 4) Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, … Read More