Category Archives: Cyber Law

Compliance of digital signature systems with Indian law

India has adopted the digital signature law as per Information Technology Act (ITA 2000) and declared it to be the only form of authentication of an electronic document recognized in India. Initially there was Section 3 which adopted a system … Continue reading

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A prototype of E Courts was ready in 2010 and has become relevant now in the Corona lock down situation

The extended lock down of businesses due to the Corona virus has given a boost to the use of Digital Media for interaction. Even the Courts which were hesitant to use video conferencing despite repeated nudges from experts and easy … Continue reading

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Has the Bitcoin lobby put pressure on MeitY?

[This is in continuation of the previous article] At a time when the “Personal Data Protection Bill 2019” needs to be passed into an act and atleast 2 or 3 meetings of the JPC has to be completed before the … Continue reading

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Do we need to amend ITA 2000/8?.. Why not focus now on PDPA?

According to a report in Economic Times today¬† it appears that the Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY) has circulated a note to select stake holders seeking their advise on the possible amendments to be made to Information Technology Act 2000, … Continue reading

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Let the Supreme Court be aware that it’s decision is promoting Black Money in India

Around 2014, before Mr Narendra Modi took over as the PM of India, it was the Supreme Court which was trying to push the Government to take action to curb black money in India. Since then the Modi Government has … Continue reading

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How “Data Protection” and “Personal Data Protection” are different

“Information Security” has been a term which we are all familiar with. But in recent days, people have been using a term “Data Protection” and talking as if it is different. This is intriguing and requires some discussion. If we … Continue reading

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