Category: Information Technology Law

Law On Phone-tapping In India

By Priyan Garg, Amity Law School, Noida “EDITOR’S NOTE:- The recent times have exposed the diabolic methods used by government agencies all over the world for the greater good of national security. Deployment of such techniques is invasive of the fundamental right to privacy that citizens are entitled to. In […]

Cloud Computing: A Marvellous Invention for Public Utility

Cloud computing is a growing trend whereby the organizations these days are switching to virtual work-space. It has come to be known as the third revolution after Personal Computers and Internet in the field of Information Technology. It offers enterprises an efficient, flexible, easy to set up and potentially cost effective model to ease their computing needs and to accomplish business objectives. However, there are certain issues involved in switching over to cloud computing, particularly since the legal environment has not been set up as per the requirements yet. There is the risk of breach of security and privacy, interoperability, instability, data portability and the challenges of change management involved. While the adiposity of these critiques cannot be discounted, it cannot at the same time be denied that cloud computing is here to stay. The world is undergoing a remarkable technological change and with the advancement of Internet along with the expansion of IT infrastructure at large level, cloud computing is bound to revolutionize the way in which information and communication technologies are stored and disseminated, and will create lasting implications on businesses around the world.

Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010

By Shivani Gupta, HNLU Raipur Editor’s Note: By using a miniscule of nuclear matter, the problem of immeasurable human needs for energy can be resolved. However since nuclear energy also has the inherent potential for catastrophic destruction, one should be extremely mindful of the consequences should a mischance occur. Bearing […]

Law and Technology

By Nabarun Chandra Ray, GNLU  Editors Note: Technology interacts with social, economic and legal frameworks to set the basic ‘affordances’ and constraints of human activity over time. The most significant present transformation revolves about computers and the emergence of the networked information economy. These new technological and economic conditions are […]

Competition Law and the Telecom Sector

By Sarthak Behera, NUALS Editor’s Note:  INTRODUCTION The growth and development of the telecommunication industry in India has been tremendous. With new and cheaper technologies being adopted almost every year, in this industry India is on its path of becoming an electronics manufacturing hub of the world. With an addition […]

Critical Appraisal of Information Technology Act

By Soumik Chakraborty and Sreedhar Kusuman Editor’s Note: The Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 serves as a suitable case study for an analysis of the legislative exercise of law and policy formulation in the field of cybercrime legislation, revealing quite emphatically the need for carefully worded provisions, foresight in the drafting […]

Protection of Confidential Information: The Reality

By Akshay Maheshwari & Anjali Bhatt, UPES Editors Note: After an extensive comparative analysis, the paper tries to throw light on the law as developed by English Court and also evaluates the protection afforded to confidential information in India by way of equitable relief in the absence of a specific […]

Crimes in Cyberspace: Right to Privacy and Other Issues

By Mohak Rana NMIMS, School of Law, Mumbai  Editor’s Note: The present era is marked by two things: heavy reliance on technology and virtual space. But behind the interfusion of these two there exists a world of potent threat and risks. These threats and risks are very much latent in nature […]