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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 »

Case Study: Google Spain v. AEPD and Mario Costeja Gonzalez

This article titled ‘Google Spain v. AEPD and Mario Costeja Gonzalez’[1] also known as Right to be forgotten case is a case study of a decision by the CJEU. The Court held that an internet search engine operator is responsible for the processing that it carries out of personal information which appears on the web pages published by… Read More »

E-Commerce and E-Contracts: Overview And Analysis

E-Contracts are modelled, specified and executed by a software system and were born out of convenience, the need for speed and efficiency. This article titled ‘E-Commerce and E-Contracts: Overview’ understands the world of e-commerce and questions the validity of e-contracts in an entirely online world. I. E-Commerce in India E-commerce in simple terms refers to the buying and… Read More »

Cyber Space Jurisdiction: Issues and Challenges

This article aims at first understanding the crucial elements of cyber space jurisdiction along with its types and application. Furthermore, the article shall explain jurisdiction with reference to our IT Act, 2000 so as to initiate jurisdiction in our cyber law. The main focus of the article, however, will be on jurisdictional issues that are present in the… Read More »

Information Technology Act, 2000: Important Definitions 

This paper aims at understanding the basics of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and it’s Amendment in 2008. However, the paper will lay focus on §2[1] to understand the definitions provided within the Act. I. Information Technology Act, 2000 The Information Technology Act of 2000 (hereinafter referred to as the “IT Act”) is the primary law that deals… Read More »