Sabu Mathew George v. Union of India

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Sabu Mathew George v. Union of India

Sabu Mathew George v. Union of India In the Supreme Court of India WP(C) 341/2018 Before Justice Dipak Misra & Justice Prafulla C. Pant Decided on May 12, 2015 Relevancy of the case: Blocking advertisements related to preconception and prenatal determination of sex on search engines Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 69A) The Pre-Conception and … Read More

Binod Sitaram Agarwal v. State of Maharashtra

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Binod Sitaram Agarwal v. State of Maharashtra

Binod Sitaram Agarwal v. State of Maharashtra In the High Court of Bombay Criminal Bail Appl No. 3027 of 2018 Before Justice Prakash D. Naik Decided on January 21, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Bail application in a case involving Section 66C and 70. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 43, 66C, 70) The Indian Penal … 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

Salim v. State of Kerala

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Salim v. State of Kerala

Salim v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala Bail Appl No. 8808 of 2018 Before Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V. Decided on January 30, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Bail in a rape case involving the recording of the alleged act. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 66E, 67A) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 … Read More

Dr. Avinash Agnihotry v. Controller of Certifying Authorities & Others

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Dr. Avinash Agnihotry v. Controller of Certifying Authorities & Others

Dr. Avinash Agnihotry v. Controller of Certifying Authorities & Ors In the Cyber Appellate Tribunal Appeal 4/2009 Before Justice Rajesh Tandon, Chairperson Decided on May 28, 2020 Relevancy of the case:  Maintainability of appeal under Section 57 of the Information Technology Act, 2000. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 17, 30, 43, 46, 57, 58(2)) The … Read More

M/s. Sun TV Network Ltd. v. Union of India

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M/s. Sun TV Network Ltd. v. Union of India (2016) 3 LW 331 In the High Court of Madras W.P Nos. 21810, 11476 and 11477 of 2015 Before Justice M. Duraiswamy Decided on June 14, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Refusal to extend the license of an FM Radio Channel. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section … Read More

No! Indians are not watching “disturbing amount” of CSAM during lockdown

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No! Indians are not watching "disturbing amount" of CSAM during lockdown.

Several reputed media houses including Vice, Times of India, The Week, Hindustan Times etc. reported about an alleged 95% or 200% increase in the demand for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) during the COVID lockdown in India. While I have written several accounts of investigations into the proliferation of child sexual abuse material on platforms in India, such findings are … Read More

Sajin P.K. v. State of Kerala

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Sajin P.K. v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala Bail Appl. No. 5559 of 2018 Before Justice Annie John Decided on September 04, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Bail under Section 67A Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 67A) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 34, 354, 506, 509) The Code of Criminal … Read More

The Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu, Education Department & Ors v. X. Roselin Jancy

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The Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu, Education Department & Ors v. X. Roselin Jancy

The Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu, Education Department & Ors v. X. Roselin Jancy (2018) 1 MLJ 251 In the High Court of Madras W.A.(MD) 1336/2017 and C.M.P.(MD) 9471/2017 Before Justice M. Venugopal and Justice Abdul Quddhose Decided on November 08, 2017 Relevancy of the case: Maintaining records in electronic form Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, … Read More

Manohar M.N. v. State of M.P.

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Manohar M.N. v. State of M.P.

Manohar M.N. v. State of M.P. In the High Court of Madhya Pradesh M.Cr.C. No. 35958/2019 Before Justice Rajeev Kumar Dubey Decided on September 05, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Working of the e-tendering system. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 66) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 120B, 420, 467, 468, 471) The Code of … Read More