Monthly Archives: December 2018

Shreya Singhal back again!

The last time Ms Sherya Singhal approached the honourable Supreme Court with a PIL to squash Section 66A of ITA 2000/8, she was successful. The Supreme Court obliged her petition and scrapped Section 66A of the Act. In the process, … Continue reading

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Cyber Patrolling is the need of the hour

In the midst of the debate on Privacy as a fundamental Right, the Aadhaar usage by Private Sector etc., the MHA order on Section 69 of ITA 2000/8 designating 10 agencies as accredited agencies which the Competent authority may use … Continue reading

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Busted Terror Module busts the Snooping Argument

With the NIA unearthing what appears to be one of the biggest terror plots which could have hit the country on January 26th, it appears that the arguments against the right of the Government to carry on Cyber Patrolling duties … Continue reading

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New Intermediary Guidelines… Legitimate and Well within the rights of the Government

[This is in continuation of the Previous Article] Some times “Experts” also go wrong. Particularly when they look at every Government notification with the colored glasses borrowed from the Political opponents. Today’s Economic Times highlights¬† “Plan to tweak IT rules … Continue reading

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Proactive technology tools to identify violation..new intermediary rules

[This is in continuation of the previous article on the topic] Continuing our discussion on the new Intermediary guideline, one other aspect that is attracting attention in the media is the proposed Rule no 9 which states as follows: “The … Continue reading

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New Intermediary Guidelines.. Intermediaries need to have Indian Subsidiaries..

[This is in continuation of the previous article on the subject] In the 2011 version of the guidelines, the “Due Diligence” included¬† a prompt action to be taken by the intermediary when a complaint is received by them about some … Continue reading

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