Section 66 A

  • Prior approval must to arrest under Section 66A: SC 17-05-2013 04:20 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said no person would be arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior approval from an officer not below the rank of inspector general of police. A vacation bench of Justice BS Chauhan...
  • 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...
  • AP: Lawyer arrested for Facebook post against ex-CM, MLA 13-05-2013 11:25 AM

    Hyderabad: A civil liberties lawyer, Jaya Vindyala, has been arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting some comments on Facebook allegedly against former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Tamil Nadu Governor Rosaiah and an MLA A Krishna Mohan. The advocate, who is also a member of the...
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  • SC questions Maharashtra govt, others over Section 66(A) 30-11-2012 09:35 PM

    The SC issued notices to the Maharashtra government and other concerned states on why Section 66(A) should not be scrapped. ...
  • Section 66A of IT Act is a can of worms: Cyber law expert 30-11-2012 05:53 PM

    Cyber law expert Pawan Duggal has hailed the Supreme Court's intervention in the Palghar Facebook arrests case. ...