Obscenity & the Indian Law

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Obscenity & the Indian Law

The best way to define obscenity is actually to not define it. Not because it would be lewd, overreaching or offensive in diktat but because no one has actually done it. Obscenity changes with time, values, society, popular culture etc. The number of things that have a direct impact on the standards and level of obscenity are many and locking … Read More

IT Act is a special provision, so special effect

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On December 12th 2016, In Sharat Babu Digumarti vs. Govt. of NCT [Judgment from LiveLaw], the Supreme Court heard claims of both the parties regarding a wide variety of issues. The main portion relevant for this post is with reference to the dispute between IT Act and the IPC. The Attorney General’s opinion was also taken by the Hon’ble court … 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

Legal Implications of Fake Profiles and How to spot one

Nitish ChandanCyber Security, Law2 Comments

“Hey, how many friends you got on Facebook?” “Umm. 2000, maybe?” “Fakes in there?” “What? I dont know, who cares?” Start caring dear friends! Numbers released from Facebook suggest that 83 million facebook accounts are fake. “So what?” These facebook accounts may be human or bots, popularly known as socialbots that keep creating fake accounts and many researcherers are on … Read More