The Quest for a Universal Regulation on Cyber Crime

Pallavi SinghLaw

The Quest for a Universal Regulation on Cyber Crime

The twentieth century has introduced some of the greatest inventions humankind has seen. The internet is one such invention. There is barely any area untouched by its very presence in our daily lives. Due to its intangible and boundaryless nature, … Read More

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

United States v. Ivanov

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Applicability of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in extraterritorial jurisdiction in hacking cases

United States of America v. Aleksey Vladimirovich Ivanov 175 F.Supp.2d 367 In the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut Case Number 3:00CR00183 (AWT) Before District Judge Thompson Decided on December 06, 2001 Relevancy of the Case: Applicability … Read More

Virtual Private Network (VPN): Legal or Illegal?

Garima SaxenaLaw

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) Legal or Illegal

Myanmar’s military junta has sought to introduce a law prohibiting the use of VPNs in a move to widen its internet censorship. The proposed law stipulates imprisonment of one to three years and fines of up to 5 million Myanmar … Read More

Cyber crime and laws in Russia: An overview

Vidhi JainLaw

Cyber crime and laws in Russia

Continuing with the series of articles covering cyber laws of various countries, this is our fifth article. The previous articles have covered cyber crime and laws in Nepal, Japan, New Zealand and Norway. This article presents an overview of cyber … Read More