Overview of DIFC Data Protection Law 2020

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DIFC Data Protection Law 2020

On May 21, 2020, the Ruler of Dubai Emirate, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE, enacted the Dubai International Financial Centre Data Protection Law (DIFC Law No. 5 of 2020). … Read More

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. … Read More

Are WhatsApp Group Admins liable for fake news?

Nitish ChandanLaw

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 … Read More

Are clickwrap agreements valid in India?

Nitish ChandanLaw

There have been many international decisions on this point and the legal situation is pretty clear. Clickwrap agreements can be looked at as those where you click on I agree, under the T&C, be it Facebook, Gmail or any such … Read More

IT Act is a special provision, so special effect

Nitish ChandanLaw

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 … Read More

Right to be forgotten surfaces in India

Nitish ChandanLaw

The Right to be forgotten as the name suggests is a right that enables people to have something about them be forgotten. Alternatively, to be removed from the public domain. There could so much information about you on the Internet. … Read More

Pornography Rules in India

Nitish ChandanLaw

(इस आर्टिकल को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें) This is another one of those posts which I am writing because of a heavy amount of search queries. “Pornography rules in India”, are there any? If you ask … Read More

Who is responsible for an Internet Banking fraud?

Nitish ChandanLaw

An interesting question. Well, one that I’ve been asked several times about Internet Banking. However, I’ve never had a simple reply. Generally speaking, “who is responsible” for anything is a question that a judicial body answers. Advocates, Academicians, and Experts … Read More

Stopping children from viewing pornography

Nitish ChandanCyber Security, Law

In one of our earlier posts, we have talked about viewing pornography and its legality in India. Statistically, In India, about 70% of the internet traffic comes from viewing pornography. Which means that a major chunk of the Indian population consumes … Read More