Is the clock ticking for Tiktok?

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Tiktok banned in India

India as a country has been known for its culture and religious diversity since time immemorial. In the past few years, great concerns regarding obscene and pornographic videos on the Internet have been raised by various groups in society. The Internet has become a necessity these days and with over 40 crores Internet users in India itself, it has become … Read More

Is Hosting a Porn Website Legal in India?

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Is hosting a Porn Website Legal in India

Out of hundreds of questions that are asked to us via our Facebook Page, E-Mails,  Helpline and Website on a daily basis, the question whether hosting a porn website is legal in India has been one of the most asked questions lately. While some questions sway towards offering services to pornographic websites and uploading content, the law certainly stays the same. … Read More

Indian Court Sets Precedent in a Revenge Porn Case

Sahana ChaudhuriLaw7 Comments

Revenge Porn, Indian Law, Cyber Law, India

According to National Crime Records Bureau, there has been an increment of 157% in the number of cases reported for sharing of obscene content on the Internet since 2012. Women have always been the object of crime in India but now the crimes against women are increasing even in the virtual world. Sadly, the legal framework is not adequate yet … Read More

Sent an obscene photo on a WhatsApp group?

Nitish ChandanLaw2 Comments

I’ve been struck with question about obscene content so many times that I feel writing about it is the best solution. I want to analyze this question on two different levels: Moral and Legal. We’ve come across cases where girls and guys have sent their private intimate pictures on WhatsApp groups “by mistake”. The very fact that they were meant … Read More

How to get Revenge Porn videos removed?

Nitish ChandanCyber Security, Law5 Comments

revenge porn, social media, TheCBI, cybercrime, pornography, cyberspace

This post about Revenge Porn is based on the queries that we receive from numerous people across the country. And honestly, we did not have a clear answer  about revenge porn removal until we did some digging. First of all, revenge porn is a growing menace on all Social Media platforms and even the websites that serve porn videos. For … Read More

Pornography Rules in India

Nitish ChandanLaw187 Comments

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 a straightforward question, the answer is no. The reason so many people (not just youngsters) want an answer to this question is because they are consuming pornography and are afraid whether … Read More

Stopping children from viewing pornography

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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 pornographic content on regular basis. Surveys have also suggested that viewing pornography is a habit mostly carried out through mobile phones. … Read More

Is it legal to share nude pictures over WhatsApp?

Nitish ChandanLaw68 Comments

One of the major reasons the title says so is that a lot of readers want an answer to this question. Surveys, studies and researches have all suggested the same thing over and over again. It is that more than half of the young population of the country is involved in sharing nude pictures, semi-nude selfies and intimate moments over … Read More

Pornography and the Indian Law

Abhay Singh SengarLaw8 Comments

In today’s IT era where every hand has the reach to Internet with just a single click, we all are very much vulnerable to Pornography. Porn today is more freely and widely available on Internet than ever before. Younger generation is therefore able to access it very easily and quickly than ever. This leads to the mentality of unemotional sex. … Read More