Data Protection | Technology Law

DATA PROTECTION & INFORMATION SECURITY IN INDIA

Sushmita Ravi & Vivek Verma Data Protection under the Information Technology Act, 2000 (the “Act”) As per Section 43 of the Act, if any person without taking permission from the owner or any other person who may be incharge of a computer, computer system or computer network (collectively “Computer”) accesses or secures access to such…

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Phishing

Oxford English Dictionary added “Phishing” to its latest publication making it a definitive word of English Language. It defines “Phishing” as: “the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers, online.” According to the Annual Report…

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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)]…