Vritika Jay Talreja v. State of Maharashtra

Adyasha SahooCase Summary

Bail application in a case involving the hacking of a Facebook account and publishing an offensive post

Vritika Jay Talreja v. State of Maharashtra & Anr. In the High Court of Bombay ABA (ST) 2132/2020 Before Justice Sarang V. Kotwal Decided on December 03, 2020 Relevancy of the case: Bail application in a case involving the hacking … Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Space Transition Theory

Pallavi SinghLaw

Space Transition Theory explains the nature & behaviour leading to commission of cyber crime with time, space and circumstances as catalysts.

The nature of cyber crimes evolves rapidly in line with technological developments. To understand why cyber crimes happen, various cyber criminology theories have attempted to explain this. These theories seek to diagnose the minuscule reason leading to the occurrence of … Read More

Star India Pvt. Ltd. v. Roy M.A. & Ors.

Ritesh KaraleCase Summary

Ex-parte order against the websites infringing the plaintiff's exclusive rights to the 2014 India-Sri Lanka cricket series

Star India Pvt. Ltd. v. Roy M.A. & Ors. In the High Court of Delhi CS(OS) 3319/2014 Before Justice Manmohan Singh Decided on November 05, 2014 Relevancy of the Case: Ex-parte order against the websites infringing the plaintiff’s exclusive rights … Read More

K.N. Govindacharya v. Union of India

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Directions for intermediaries to publish the details of their Grievance Officers as required by Rule 3(11) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011

K.N. Govindacharya v. Union of India In the High Court of Delhi WP(C) 3672/2012 and CM 7709, 12197/2012, 6888/2012 Before Additional Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Vibhu Bakhru Decided on August 23, 2013 Relevancy of the case: Directions for … Read More

Halo and Horn Effect on Social Media

Saishya DuggalLaw

Halo and Horn Effect on Social Media

The words halo and horn evoke some celestial images in the mind — of angels and devils, of hell and heaven. However, the psychological effects they reflect aren’t as literal. Oxford defines the halo and horn effect as “an effect in which … 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

Bhupendra Patel v. State of Chhattisgarh

Manvi MittalCase Summary

Anticipatory bail application in a case involving uploading of obscene videos of women and children on Instagram

Bhupendra Patel v. State of Chhattisgarh In the High Court of Chhattisgarh B.A. 255/2023 Before Justice Deepak Kumar Tiwari Decided on April 13, 2023 Relevancy of the case: Anticipatory bail application in a case involving uploading of obscene videos of … Read More

How Social Media Governs Human Behaviour?

Saishya DuggalLaw

How Social Media Governs Human Behaviour?

Human beings make decisions in the most humane ways. Several psychological, social and personal elements underpin our decisions. More often than not, these decisions may not align with rationality or logic. Take, for example, the following of social media “trends”. … Read More