Indian Evidence Act and Digital Evidence Read

The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 contains set of rules and regulations regarding admissibility of evidence in the Indian Courts of law. Indian Evidence Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1872 setting up a path-breaking judicial measure by changing traditional legal …

What If? Read

What If?

1,791 numbers of cases registered in India in 2011 under the Information Technology Act and concerning provisions. (Source NCRB database). Many more must have been registered in 2012 (Stats are yet to be declared) and much more go unnoticed due many reasons. …

Case Study – Section 66C Read

Vinod Kaushik and Ors. V. Madhvika Joshi and Ors., Before Sh. Rajesh Aggarwal, Adjudicating Officer,Information Technology Act, 2000, Government of Maharashtra, At Mantralaya,Mumbai- 400032, Complaint No.2 of 2010192 The adjudicating officer held that the act of the wife to access information from …

Social Media & Indian Cyber Law Read

In India, there has been a lot of controversy over the last few months over Section 66A of the Indian Cyberlaw being the amended Indian Information Technology Act, 2000 on different occasions. In Professor Ambikesh Mahapatra case, Professor Ambikesh Mahapatra was arrested …

Firos Vs. State of Kerala AIR2006 Ker 279, 2006 Read

Introduction The Government of Kerala issued a notification u/s 70 of the Information Technology Act,  2000 (IT Act) declaring the FRIENDS application software as a protected system. Sec. 70 of the IT Act reads as – Protected System The appropriate Government may, …

VARIOUS AUTHORITIES UNDER THE IT ACT Read

(1)     Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA) CCA is appointed by the Central Government under section 17 of the IT Act. Some of the functions of CCA are – Act. To exercise supervision over the activities of Certifying Authorities; To supervise public …