Technology Law

Supreme Court Strikes Down S.66A of Information Technology Act as Unconstitutional

Shreya Singhal vs. Union of India[1] Supreme Court in its landmark judgment, Shreya Singhal vs. Union of India on March 24, 2015, struck the Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (“Act“) which provided punishment for sending offensive messages through communication service, including internet. It is to be noted that Section 66A was not in the…

Technology Law

Google India Pvt. Ltd. vs. Visaka Industries Limited

Google India Pvt. Ltd. vs. Visaka Industries Limited Criminal Petition No. 7207 of 2009 Decided On: 19.04.2011 Facts:  The complainant in this case was engaged in business of manufacturing and selling of Asbestos cement sheets and allied products. It was alleged that one Gopala Krishna (A1) [Co-ordinator of “Ban Asbestos India”, a group hosted by Google (A2)]…