Abdul Ajeez v. State of Kerala

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Abdul Ajeez v. State of Kerala

Abdul Ajeez v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala at Ernakulam Bail Appl. 8244/2018 Before Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V. Decided on December 20, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Bail in a case involving Section 66E and 67A Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 66E, 67A) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 34, 354) … Read More

No! Indians are not watching “disturbing amount” of CSAM during lockdown

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No! Indians are not watching "disturbing amount" of CSAM during lockdown.

Several reputed media houses including Vice, Times of India, The Week, Hindustan Times etc. reported about an alleged 95% or 200% increase in the demand for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) during the COVID lockdown in India. While I have written several accounts of investigations into the proliferation of child sexual abuse material on platforms in India, such findings are … Read More

Sajin P.K. v. State of Kerala

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Sajin P.K. v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala Bail Appl. No. 5559 of 2018 Before Justice Annie John Decided on September 04, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Bail under Section 67A Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 67A) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 34, 354, 506, 509) The Code of Criminal … Read More

Filing a Complaint on National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

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Filing a Complaint on National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has set up a dedicated platform for reporting cyber crimes from anywhere across the country. Though it caters to all types of cyber crimes, it puts special emphasis on cyber crimes against women and children. Once a complaint is filed on this portal, it is forward to the relevant law enforcement agency. In line … 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

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

Getting Revenge Porn Videos Removed from Twitter [Case Study]

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Getting Revenge Porn Videos Removed from Twitter

How many times has a text from your ex-boyfriend/girlfriend made you afraid? If the number is high, the probability that message being threatening or derogatory is equally high. A person being threatened of his/her integrity via illicit images and videos always thinks what went wrong and what can be done now. These pictures and videos are generally taken when you … 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