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Oct 10, 2016
An update to the IT Act is a very welcome moveIndia’s IT laws, comprising of the IT Act and the rules and regulations issued under it, have for a long time been outdated and way behind its counterparts in other parts of the world.
Jan 19, 2016
The cyber law series: How to fight sexual predators and online stalkersCyber stalking against women invariably takes the form of sexual harassment.
Dec 16, 2015
Govt has blocked 844 social media pages under the IT Act says Ravi Shankar PrasadThe number of social media pages blocked by the government for carrying objectionable content rose to 844 till November this year, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
Oct 29, 2015
Guess what? Internet freedom in India actually slightly improved under Modi rule, says reportThe report underlines that in the meantime Indian law remains inadequate for the effective protection of privacy.
Oct 27, 2015
No ban on media, but social media needs regulations, says Arun Jaitley: How will the govt strike that balance?Delivering the Sardar Patel lecture organised by All India Radio (AIR) in New Delhi, Arun Jaitley, noted that while the right to freedom of expression has expanded in India through successive judicial verdicts and technological advances, its misuse continues to happen.
Aug 07, 2015
Five months after quashing Section 66A, Supreme Court suggests law to curb social media misuseThe Supreme Court on Thursday observed that there is a necessity for a new law that will regulate social media in order to curb defamatory messages circulated online.
Apr 20, 2015
Net neutrality in India: Here's why India shouldn't jump the gun on net neutralityThe month of March, 2015 was a historic month in the history of independent India in the context of Information Technology, where significant events happened which have a profound long-term impact upon various stakeholders.
Apr 14, 2015
Modi govt may bring back Section 66A in a different avatarThe report states that the Centre started work on the new legislation after intelligence agencies complained that the scrapping of the Sec 66A left them with no law to deal with posts on social media that may lead to breach of security or could incite people to commit offences.
Mar 26, 2015
'SC verdict has nothing to do with me': Azam Khan distances himself from 66A"The strictness we have shown (in these matters) has led to a marked dip in such posts on the social media...it has discouraged the wrong doers," he said defending the arrest of the youth, who was later released on bail.
Mar 26, 2015
WhatsApp jokes to Facebook posts: How Section 66A was abused in KashmirKashmir has been a particularly enthusiastic user of section 66A of the Information and Technology act.