Manoj Oswal v. State of Maharashtra

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Manoj Oswal v. State of Maharashtra

Manoj Oswal v. State of Maharashtra In the High Court of Bombay Crl. Writ Petition No. 314/2012 Before S.C. Dharmadhikari & S.B. Sukhre, JJ. Decided on August 6, 2013 Relevancy of the case: Applicability of Section 66A. Statutes & Provisions Involved:  Ar. 226 of COI, 1950  Sec 482 of Crpc, 1973  Ar 66A of IT Act, 2000 … Read More

Laddi v. State of Haryana

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Laddi v. State of Haryana

Laddi v. State of Haryana In the High Court of Punjab & Haryana CRR No. 398 of 2013 Before Paramjeet Singh, J. Decided on May 2, 2013   Relevancy of the case: Relevancy and admissibility of secondary evidence of electronic record. Statutes & Provisions Involved:  The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (S.376, S.506) The Evidence Act, 1872 (S.2, S.3, S.8, S. … Read More

Orissa Consumers Association, Cuttack & Anr v. Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission & Ors

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Orissa Consumers Association, Cuttack & Anr v. Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission & Ors.

Orissa Consumers Association, Cuttack & Anr v. Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission & Ors 2004 SCC OnLine Ori 46 In the High Court of Orissa W.P. (C) No. 7160 of 2004 A.K. PATNAIK AND A.K. PARICHHA, JJ Decided on October 8, 2004 Relevancy of the case: Publication of regulations in electronic form is equivalent to information in written or typewritten form. … Read More

Where we stand after 15 years of IT Act !!

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17th October 2000 marked the beginning of nothing less than a revolution in Indian cyberspace. It was a birth of new era where IT Law came into existence defining boundaries, powers and governing people’s action online. Today as we complete 15 years of this revolution, let’s take a look at how far we have come. Though the act came into … Read More

I Surf Secure Websites, Do You??

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Why does a website need security certificate? Attackers often create malicious sites to gather your information. You should always be cautious while entering your information on any website. Security can be ensured by checking that the website content is in encrypted form. Two elements that indicate a site uses encryption are: a closed padlock, located in the status bar at the … Read More

Truth behind the Battery and Chip video that’s going viral

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A video has recently gone viral about Samsung’s “secret chip” that breaches your privacy. It allegedly is stuck on the battery and it accesses your private videos and pictures and dumps them on to Samsung Servers. Preachers of this weird wild theory have also brought some other vendors into the limelight by saying that these secret chips upload the data even without … Read More

Bleep: A More Secure Way to Message

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Have you ever wondered your text messages might be at risk? Text messages use server based peer-to-peer messaging technique, which means all your text messages are stored at a server’s database, which can be compromised and your identity can be leaked. Moreover, along with your identity your messages too are at risk.   According to BitTorrent, their new advent, Bleep will … Read More

How to Secure Your Instagram Account

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There might be a very few Android or iOS users who haven’t ever used Instagram. It has over half a billion active users across the globe. Unfortunately, 80% of the users take the security issues related to social networking sites very casually. So here’s why you should be concerned about such risks: Avoid Getting Personal Information Stolen: Your personal information … Read More

USB Type C: one cable for all your needs!

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The faster and smaller USB port is here, which doesn’t only transfer data but charges your laptop and monitors, as well. The new USB connector is ready for the market and the announcement of the new MacBook has elevated its demand. The new type means there’s a lot for smartphones, tabs, and even your PCs from faster data transfer, to quicker charging. … Read More