Monthly Archives: January 2013

Section 66A Misuse

Section 66A of ITA 2008 has been one of the most abused sections of the Act in recent days. There is also a discussion about the constitutional validity of this section on  whether this section infringes on the constitutional “Right … Continue reading






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The Theory of Regulated Anonymity

(Continued from the previous post) The theory of regulated anonymity as propounded by Naavi advocates a conflict resolution solution for preserving the democratic principles of Privacy Protection in Cyber Space along with the need of the law enforcement to be … Continue reading






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Regulated Anonymity-A Solution towards Privacy compatible with National Security

Internet developed in the 70’s because of its ability to provide an opportunity for anonymous expression by individuals. Even today Privacy activists are fighting for anonymity as a matter of right. “Right to be Forgotten” is the new prescription of … Continue reading






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Aaron Swartz was a symbol of Internet Activism

Aaron Swartz, the young techie who committed suicide on the 11th of January represents a tragedy that could have been prevented if the Police had been more reasonable.It is alleged that the US prosecutors tried to demand higher punishments by … Continue reading






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Need For a Netizen Forum

It is being increasingly observed in India that the Cyber Law space is in need of a major overhaul. Cyber Crimes are increasing and the Government machinery as well as the Police are acting dangerously showing apathy for genuine victims … Continue reading






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