An Insight Into Digital Realpolitik

Saishya DuggalCyber Security

The best way to understand cyberpolitik is by evaluating the events that have underscored its importance: Stuxnet and beyond.

The word realpolitik often generates esoteric, perplexing worries in the mind of the average Joe, conjuring up images of an elaborate congress and combative political discourse. It’s me: I’m this average Joe. A little research, however, reveals a painfully less … Read More

X v. Union of India

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Writ petition in a case involving the distribution of non-consensual sexually explicit photos and videos of the petitioner

X v. Union of India In the High Court of Delhi WP (Crl.) 1505/2021 and Crl. M.A. 12645/2021 and 811/2022 Before Justice Subramonium Prasad Decided on April 26, 2023 Relevancy of the Case: Writ petition in a case involving the … Read More

DCIT v. HP Services (Singapore) Pvt. Ltd.

Rugved MahamuniCase Summary

Taxation of payments made by Indian companies for software services to a foreign company

DCIT v. HP Services (Singapore) Pvt. Ltd. In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal ITA 3209-3210/Del/2018 Before Mr R.K. Panda, Administrative Member, and Mr NK Choudhry, Judicial Member Decided on March 31, 2022 Relevancy of the case: Taxation of payments made … Read More

B.N. Firos v. State of Kerala & Ors.

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Copyright ownership of a software developed for the government in the context of Section 70 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and Section 17 of the Copyright Act, 1957

B.N. Firos v. State of Kerala & Ors. (2018) 9 SCC 220 In the Supreme Court of India Civil Appeal 79/2008 Before Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar Decided on March 27, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Copyright … Read More

Big Tech, Politics, and Scandals

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Big Tech, Politics, and Scandals

When Christopher Wylie was in his mid-teens, he expressed hopes of becoming a statesman. If not, he assumed he would be another small merchant resorting to Machiavellian methods to sell petty goods. A decade later, he finds a place in the list … Read More

Deepak Ratanlal Walecha v. State of Maharashtra

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Deepak Ratanlal Walecha v. State of Maharashtra

Deepak Ratanlal Walecha v. State of Maharashtra In the High Court of Bombay Anticipatory B.A. 367/2016 Before Justice Revati Mohit Dere Decided on March 16, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Anticipatory bail application for a case involving access to confidential … Read More

Sabu Mathew George v. Union of India (May 2015)

Sammed AkiwateCase Summary

Sabu Mathew George v. Union of India

Sabu Mathew George v. Union of India In the Supreme Court of India WP(C) 341/2008 Before Justice Dipak Misra & Justice Prafulla C. Pant Decided on May 12, 2015 Relevancy of the case: Blocking advertisements related to preconception and prenatal … Read More