Information Technology Act

  • CBI arrests man who 'hacked' over 900 accounts for a fee 24-01-2014 09:11 PM

    New Delhi: In a first-of-its-kind synchronised operation, CBI on Friday acted on the inputs of FBI to arrest a man from Pune who allegedly hacked over 900 email accounts across the globe for clients ranging from individuals to corporates. CBI sources said they had inputs from the US probe agency...
  • NUJS official held for sexually harassing colleague 27-12-2013 04:42 PM

    Six months after he was accused of sexually harassing a colleague, the assistant registrar of the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata was arrested and presented before a court on Friday, police said. "A complaint alleging sexual harassment, including sending indecent emails, was lodged in July against Siddhartha Guha....
  • Google shows PoK as part of Pakistan, Government issues notice 20-11-2013 12:14 AM

    New Delhi: Government on Saturday said it has issued a notice to Internet search giant Google for depicting Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir as part of Pakistan. "Any wrongful depiction of Indian map and its boundaries is liable for action under the India Information Technology Act. Google has been asked to immediately correct this...
  • Facebook booked over group exhorting cow slaughter 21-05-2013 02:50 AM

    Lucknow: An FIR was on Monday registered in Lucknow against social networking site Facebook on a complaint that claimed a group on the site exhorts people to slaughter cows, police said. The site was booked under penal provisions and under the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on the complaint filed...
  • Only top officers can order arrest for offensive posts on web: SC 16-05-2013 12:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that no arrests could be made for objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior permission of senior police officers. The apex court, which refused to pass an order for a blanket ban on the arrest of a person for making objectionable...
  • Don't want to live in fear of being jailed: IT Act petitioner 30-11-2012 02:31 PM

    The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Delhi and Puducherry governments over the petition. ...
  • Govt under pressure to amend section 66 (A) of the IT act 29-11-2012 07:06 PM

    The Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General to respond to a petition challenging the controversial Section 66A in the IT Act. ...
  • The Last Word: Is there a need to review Information Technology Act? 20-11-2012 10:11 PM

    Does the high-handed arrest of two young girls mean it's time to review and revise the IT Act? ...
  • Read: The controversial Internet control rules 27-04-2011 09:21 AM

    Complete text of the controversial new rules notified under the Information Technology Act. [To be published in THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of dated the 11th April 2011] Government of India MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (Department of Information Technology) NOTIFICATION New Delhi,...
  • Orkut, Facebook-users targets for cyber criminals 05-12-2007 12:06 PM

    Mumbai: Former India batsman Vinod Kambli has questioned the logic behind keeping him away from Test matches during his playing days, stating that he scored back-to-back double hundreds and averaged nearly 55 in 17 games in the five-day format. "Despite scoring back-to-back double hundreds I was told that I was...