All blogs in Cyber Law
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Information Technology Act ,   IT Act ,   Shreya Singhal Judgment ,   Section 66A

By Nevin Clinton

The Information Technology Act, 2000 (hereinafter referred to as IT Act) is among the most important pieces of legislation in India that is only growing in importance by the day. In today’s digital world, especially during the times of the COVID-19 pandemic, attachment to...

By Lawfarm Team July 16, 2021
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Twitter ,   Law Ministry ,   Information and Broadcasting ministry ,   New IT rules ,   Safe Harbour Provision ,   MEITY

Nevin Clinton, Team,

There is a huge conflictthat has been brewing for quite some time between American social networking giantTwitter and the Indian government. A lot of this has to do with the failure of the company to comply with certain provisions of the Information...

By Team June 22, 2021
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hacking ,   legal procedure to sue ,   information technology act ,   Email ,   Section 66 of the Information Technology Act ,   IT Act ,   Keylogging ,   web ,   internet

My email account was hacked. Can I take legal action against the hacker?

If you ask me what one of my worst fears is today, I would say it is “this username and password does not match.” Every time I misspell my password I have this latent fear that my account has been hacked. We have all had...

By Shweta Mohandas July 29, 2016
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Cyber Defamation ,   Information Technology Act ,   IT Act ,   Cyber Crime ,   defamation ,   section 499 Indian Penal Code ,   IPC ,   Article 19(1) of the Constitution

Anupama Sharma, Advocate, Rajasthan

“Speech has consequences. Lies, implicit or actual, can inflict real monetary and emotional harms”[i]

Defamation: A Cyber Crime.

Information Technology came up as a boom to the society and increased its expanse at an explosive speed. But with every bane comes...

By Anupama Sharma July 27, 2016