Daily Archives: January 17, 2013

Aaron Swartz is a victim of Bad application of law

Aaron Swartz, the young techie who committed suicide on the 11th of Januaru represents a tragedy that could have been prevented if the Police had been more reasonable. Swartz was deeply involved in the campaign against “Stop Online Piracy Act” … Continue reading

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Need for Netizen’s 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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Domain Registrars under threat of arrest across India

Across India a wave of fear is spreading amongst Domain Name registrars that they may be arrested by the local police. The fear psychosis has been created by ┬áthe news item that in Noida, Police have arrested the domain registrar … Continue reading

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59% growth in Phishing

According to the estimate of RSA, the total number of phishing attacks in 2012 were around 445,004. This was up 59% from the previous year’s number of 279,580 and estiamted to have created a loss of around US$ 1.5 billion … Continue reading

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