Kamlesh Vaswani v. Union of India and Others

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Kamlesh Vaswani v. Union of India and Others

Kamlesh Vaswani v. Union of India and Others (2016) 7 SCC 592 In the Supreme Court of India Writ Petition (C) No.177/2013 Before Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh Decided on March 28, 2016 Relevancy of the case:  Blocking of pornographic content on the Internet Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 79(3)(b), 88) Protection … 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

In Re, “In the matter of, the incidence of gang rape in a boarding school, situated in Bhauwala, District Dehradun v. State of Uttarakhand

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In Re, “In the matter of, the incidence of gang rape in a boarding school situated in Bhauwala, District Dehradun v. State of Uttarakhand In the High Court of Uttarakhand WP (PIL) 158/2018 Before Justice Rajiv Sharma, Acting Chief Justice and Justice Manoj Kumar Tiwari Decided on September 27, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Blocking unlimited access to pornographic sites … Read More

India needs to crackdown ​on the Sex Ad Business Online

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35-40% of the content downloaded in India is pornography. As per PornHub, India is also their 3rd largest traffic generating nation. And there are many more statistics to this tune that add validation to the fact that the consumption of pornography in India has gone up multiple folds since the telecommunication sector boom with dirt-cheap prices in the country. So … Read More

क्या भारत में पोर्न देखना गैर कानूनी है?

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पिछले पाँच वर्षों में हम करीब 225  से भी ज्यादा ब्लॉग आर्टिकल्स अंग्रेजी भाषा में प्रकाशित कर चुके है | यह हमारा हिंदी भाषा में लिखे जाने वाला पहला आर्टिकल है | सबसे पहले हमने पोर्न का विषय इसलिए चुना क्योंकि इससे सम्बंधित कई प्रश्न हमसे प्रतिदिन पूछे जाते है | भारत में पोर्न-सम्बंधित नियम-कानून क्या है? अगर स्पष्ट तौर … Read More

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

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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?

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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?

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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