Category Archives: Cyber Law

Cyber Law

Trademark issues in Cyber Space

Trademark issues in cyber space, today, are a concerning issue since there is unfathomable data in cyberspace. In the ancient days, Romans and Greeks identified products by scribbling on them. With the advancement of civilizations, novel methods came for the unique identification of products. Trademark was a milestone in this development. Moreover, after the emergence of the internet,… Read More »

Copyright Issues in Cyberspace

With the headway of Cyberspace, copyright issues in cyberspace are not restricted to the customary intellectual property yet has stretched out to intellectual property over the web. With the advancement of technology and bundles of advantages that come in handy, there are also quite a lot of disadvantages associated with it. Hackers find the first opportunity to misappropriate… Read More »

International Legal Regime relating to Cyber Crimes

International Legal Regime relating to Cyber Crimes | Overview Introduction European Convention On Cyber Crimes Hague Convention On Jurisdiction And Foreign Judgments Conclusion This article analyses the international legal framework on cyber crime. Initially, it argues the challenges of cybercrime to traditional criminal justice systems. Subsequently, it focuses on the criminal law framework on cybercrime from a global… Read More »

Distinction Between Conventional Crime And Cyber Crime

Distinction Between Conventional Crime And Cyber Crime | Overview Introduction Distinguishing Conventional Crime And Cyber Crime-A Comparative Analysis The Hacker Mentality Statutory Provisions Suggestions And Conclusion The concept of ‘cyber-crime is a misnomer. Both the terms, conventional crime, and cyber-crime, are not largely distinct from one another. The ingredients to both of these have an act or omission,… Read More »

Cyberbullying Laws in India

Cyberbullying Laws in India | Overview Introduction to Cyberbullying Laws in India Different Types of Cyberbullying Cyberstalking Cyberbullying vs. Cyberstalking Cyberbullying in India Cyberbullying laws in India Conclusion This article attempts to give an insight over the various Cyberbullying laws prevalent in India. To define bullying the most acceptable definition of cyberbullying which has been used is, “an… Read More »

Cyber Activism: An Infoxication

Introduction Activism is much celebrated but less cerebrated. The urge of bringing a socio-political change in society pens down the concept of Activism.[1] In India, activism is prevailing from the time of Gandhi and Jinnah to these current protests against CAA & NRC, but earlier activism was very difficult due to non-availability of proper communication channels throughout the… Read More »

Digital Signature and Electronic Signature

The article titled “Digital Signature and Electronic Signature” deals with the meaning purpose of a digital signature under the IT Act. Further, it discusses Electronic Signature. I. Digital Signatures Digital Signatures provide a viable solution for creating legally enforceable electronic records, closing the gap in going fully paperless by completely eliminating the need to print documents for signing.… Read More »

Child Pornography – A Menace

Child Pornography is defined as any visual depiction involving the use of a minor, or one appearing to be a minor, engaging in sexually explicit conduct. Visual depictions include photographs, film, video, pictures or computer-generated images or pictures, whether made or produced by electronic, mechanical, or other means. Child pornography has become particularly problematic with the rise of… Read More »

Plagiarism in the Cyberspace | Copyright and Cyber Law

Plagiarism in the Cyberspace | Overview Plagiarism in India Law Governing Plagiarism Law of Fair Use Case Study Conclusion This paper aims at first understanding plagiarism while finding out how it is regulated in India and how it finds its place in copyright law. Furthermore, the paper shall focus on how fair dealing finds its place in the… Read More »

Copyright Protection in the Cyberspace within the IT Act, 2000

This article titled ‘Copyright Protection in the Cyberspace within the IT Act, 2000’ aims to understand the scope of protection of copyrights in the virtual world within the provisions of the IT Act, 2000. I. Copyright Protection Under IT Act, 2000 India’s Information Technology Act (hereinafter referred to as ‘IT Act’) was enacted in 2000 so as to… Read More »