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

Online child pornography law under consideration in Singapore

Singapore’s Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam in Parliament on 10 January said that the draft law to deal with child pornography would be available to the public for recommendations soon. The law is being drafted by an expert… 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

Children in Online Environment – Threats and Measures to protect

Internet is today being accessed through mobile phones, laptops, tablets, desktops ect. The presence of enhanced access to Internet available to the children has two dimensions – firstly, lack of digital literacy and online safety measures ; secondly, more learning… Continue Reading

Live-blogging or Live-video vis-a-vis Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951?

Owing to the entire election-fiasco, this blog post is directed towards an intruiging question of whether addressing a crowd via live-video by any politician immediately before elections violates Section 126(1) of Representation of People Act, 1951? The whole heated &… 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

Information Technology Act, 2000 in tune with Advanced Lifestyles

  It appears that the general conception about  lifestyle has changed. The change has taken place not only in metropolitan cities, but even in small towns. Around a decade back, the question used to be asked – “are you in… Continue Reading