Daily Archives: March 26, 2015

Bharadwaj’s revelation has derailed BJP’s approach to Section 66A

The statement of H R Bharadwaj that Section 66A was deliberately misused by Congress government has suddenly given a twist to the discussions with BJP becoming more aggressive in defending the current Supreme Court verdict for scrapping Section 66A. BJP … Continue reading

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SEBI to introduce Fraud Disclosure Norms

In a long awaited move, SEBI is in the process of introducing norms for disclosure of fraud information for listed companies. According to the guidelines likely to be announced by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Monday, … Continue reading

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“The Judgement is unfortunate” ..says Cyber Expert from Chennai

Reflecting on the Supreme Court judgement in Shreya Singhal Vs Union of India, Mr Rajendran, a cyber expert from Chennai wrote as follows: “No doubt it is a landmark judgement. But we in Cyber Society of India (and myself personally) … Continue reading

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“Forgive them Because they donot know what they are celebrating”..

Mr Mahendra Limaye, a practicing advocate from Nagpur who has been active in Cyber Law related litigation as well as many PILs in the domain has reacted to the way journalists have been hailing the recent Supreme Court verdict with … Continue reading

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Bangalore techie arrested ..now under Section 67 instead of Section 66A

The Supreme Court in its judgement on striking down of Section 66A was hailed as a saviour of wrongful arrests under ITA 2008. Now it is reproted that a techie in Chennai has been arrested under Section 67. Report in … Continue reading

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The Net effect of the Supreme Court judgement on ITA 2008

The summary of the judgement of the Supreme Court bench consisting of Justice J.Chelameswar and Justice R.F. Nariman dated March 24, 2015 is as follows: (a) Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 is┬ástruck down in its entirety being … Continue reading

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