It is strange that even reputed business houses fail to learn the basics of communication when it comes to internet and emails. Well knwon advocate Mr Shanti Bhushan has complained that “Mail Today” has published an article in his name which is critical of Aam Admi Party though he has not written the same. Action may be now be taken on the publishing house for defamation and other offenses.
According to the reports the article appears to have been forwarded by email and the publication went ahead with the publication without any sort of cross verification though the article was not otherwise authenticated with a digital signature.
Refer article: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/shanti-bhushan-files-fir-against-mail-today-for-forged-article/439450-37-64.html
It is also said that the article was published in the India Today website as well.
This is not the first time that a major news paper house has published a forged article. Several years Back a reputed international magazine had published what it thought was an interview of a terrorist which was actually faked.
Will responsible journals start taking steps towards “Cyber Law Compliance” at least now? …