Category Archives: ITA 2008

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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Section 66A: Why this Judgement is not a “Landmark Judgement” as hailed

The former Law Minister and Karnataka Governor Mr H R Bharadwaj has confirmed what everybody knew that Section 66A was misused wantonly by UPA. However, the Supreme Court which gave its judgement scrapping the section did not even give a … Continue reading

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Section 66A: Judiciary asserts its rights over Executive

The judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the Shreya Singhal Vs Union of India is notable for the fact that the Court has conspicuously asserted its rights over the judiciary and castigated the law makers for the “Vague … Continue reading

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This is not a simple theft.. It is Cyber Terrorism

Times of India has reported a story today from Surat (Refer:┬áDecoder of Secret Information stolen..) in which it is reported that a precious decoder used by Police to decode encrypted messages has been stolen. The report states “The device which … Continue reading

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Verdict on Section 66A expected tomorrow at 10.30 am

The much awaited judgement on whether Section 66A of ITA 2008 is constitutionally valid or not is expected to be pronounced tomorrow at 10.30 am. Section 66A has been frequently abused by Police when it has been used to arrest … Continue reading

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