Not possible to ban sardar jokes, but criminally punishable

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In 2015, A two judge bench of the Hon’ble apex court headed by Ex-Chief Justice T.S. Thakur had agreed to hear a PIL seeking ban on jokes against the Sardar community. In the list of contentions drawn out by Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), things like “racial profiling” and “bullying/ragging” were highlighted. The PIL was filed seeking a ban on … Read More

Dinesh Bareja on Online Safety

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I had a chance to speak to Mr. Dinesh Bareja, COO, IndiaWatch (LinkedIn) and who is also a famous name in the Information Security landscape globally. I was initially hoping to write a piece about Cyber Security Advice from experts around the globe. But this one that I got from Mr. Dinesh Bareja had to be made into a post. The … Read More

[Review] Genie WiFi Router: Made In India

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Recently, I happened to speak to the founder of OpenNetware, Mr. Mangesh Bhamre about their startup and recent initiatives. Some 10 minutes into the talk, I shared with him a common problem that many schools and households face: content filtering and protection of Children online. Speaking from my experience so far, this problem of Internet Security is widely felt by almost … Read More

Right to be forgotten surfaces in India

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The Right to be forgotten as the name suggests is a right that enables people to have something about them be forgotten. Alternatively, to be removed from the public domain. There could so much information about you on the Internet. Not all of it of course you would love. But this right would not mean that you are going to … Read More

Noida Fraudster made 3700 Crore via Online Trading Scam

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Online Trading Scam

Police in Noida have busted an online trading scam that has been going on since August 2015. A scam of this type has been busted for the first time. The fraudsters swindled close to 3700 Crore from 7 lakh people via a trading website, socialtrade.biz. The website invited people to be a member by paying an amount ranging between Rs. 5,750 … Read More

Advocate Prashant Mali to represent India in the famous IVLP program

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Adv. Prashanth Mali

Adv. Prashant Mali will be a part of the IVLP (International Visitors Leadership Program) which is one of the most premier professional exchange programs in the world. The program that he will attend will be focused on the topic “Linking Digital Policy to Cyber Crime Enforcement”. As part of this program Mr. Mali would be spending around 18 days in USA ie. … Read More

How to get Revenge Porn videos removed?

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This post about Revenge Porn is based on the queries that we receive from numerous people across the country. And honestly, we did not have a clear answer  about revenge porn removal until we did some digging. First of all, revenge porn is a growing menace on all Social Media platforms and even the websites that serve porn videos. For … Read More

Watchout when Swiping Cards at POS machines

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Financial security is a rising concern now. Credit it to the demonetization or whatever, people have become a little accustomed to using mobile wallets, UPI apps and above all, swiping cards. It is intriguing to watch people at petrol pumps and grocery stores. Some of them are happy (satisfied in a way) and some really worried about swiping cards. I came … Read More

Pornography Rules in India

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This is another one of those posts which I am writing because of a heavy amount of search queries. “Pornography rules in India”, are there any? If you ask a straightforward question, the answer is no. The reason so many people (not just youngsters) want an answer to this question is because they are consuming pornography and are afraid whether … Read More