Legal Provisions to counter Cyber Pornography

Editor’s Note: This post highlights the key provisions in the Indian IT Act, 2000 to counter cyber pornography. This post also highlights the most recent steps taken by the Government of India, on the directions of the Supreme Court, in… Continue Reading

[Career Talk] Advocate Rajas Pingle, International Cyber Lawyer & Cyber Security Expert

Advocate Rajas Pingle is a 2011 batch ILS Law College graduate, and currently a Partner at Netlawgic Legal Services LLP, a premier technology focused law firm in India. He is a Certified Cyber Crime Investigator and Certified Ethical Hacker. He… Continue Reading

Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Engagement Center in India

Editor’s note: In year 2016, Microsoft launched the first full-scale Cybersecurity Engagement Center (CSEC) in Gurugram, India. Prior to the establishment of CSEC, Microsoft started off by creating data centers in India and had announced to open CSEC in India. In 2018,… Continue Reading

RBI’s Position with regard Virtual Currencies in India

Bitcoin as most common Virtual Currency Bitcoin is a decentralized payment framework that depends on proof of work. Initially presented in 2009, it is rising digital currency. Bitcoin is as of now coordinated over a few organizations and has a… Continue Reading

Liability of Network Service Provider in India and Singapore

India has adopted various provisions of the Information Technology Act from Singapore’s law. The provisions of Section 79 are quite similar to the provisions regarding liability of network service provider under Singapore’s Electronic Transactions Act 1998 and new law of 2010.… Continue Reading

[Career talk] Advocate Prashant Mali, Bombay High Court Lawyer and Renowned Cyber Law & Privacy Expert

Adv. Prashant Mali is the only distinguished Cyber Security & Cyber Law Expert Lawyer in India to have Masters in Computer Science and Masters in Law with prior working experience in the field of S/W, Networking & IT security. He… Continue Reading

Why was Section 66A repealed from the Information Technology Act, 2000?

The Supreme Court of India in one of its landmark decision (Shreya Singhal v. Union of India) has held Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (“IT Act”) to be unconstitutional, observing that the controversial provision is in violation… Continue Reading