Computer Internet and New Technology Laws, Second Edition, is a comprehensive work that aptly highlights new laws, policies, cases, concepts, events and studies that have evolved cyber laws in the national and international spheres. It specially focuses on the development of laws in India including new bills and guidelines that were passed such as Electronic Delivery of Service Bill, 2013, the cabinet approval of the New Consumer Protection Bill 2015 and the new guidelines for the introduction of e-authentication technique using Aadhar-eKYC services. It also discusses land mark cases, including Shreya Singhaiv UOI, which struck down Section 66A of the IT Act, 2000 as unconstitutional and Anwar Vs P.K Basheer which clarified the law on appreciation of electronic evidence in India. The book critically examines the emerging crimes such as trolling, sexting, and revenge porn and new developments such as Net Neutrality that have impacted the cyber world. The appendices cover recent amendments and new Rules related to Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012, National Cyber Security Policy 2013, IPR policy, Guidelines for Foreign Direct Investment in India, Directives on Consumer Rights, Regulation on Data Protection Rules within European Union and more.
The book is a treatise on Cyber laws which will be of immense value to the judiciary, lawyers, law firms, law libraries, legislators, investigation agencies, international organisations, industry associations, e commerce businesses, ITES companies, IT professionals and Iaw students.
About the Author
Karnika Seth is a renowned Cyber Lawyer and Expert, and is the Managing Partner of Seth Associates, a law firm in India. She practices law at the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court, and is advisor to many corporate houses and IT Companies. She has been officially consulted by the Lok Sabha and the Ministry of Information on her recommendations to develop cyber law in India. She is also a legal advisor to Office of Comptroller of Certifying Authorities under the IT Act, 2000. She has also actively resolved many cyber crime cases with the Indian law enforcement agencies. She is an active speaker on cyber law issues, both in print and electronic media. She also delivers special lectures to judicial academies, police academies, Central Bureau of Investigation, senior government officers, industry associations and corporate entities. She holds a Masters Degree in Corporate and Commercial Laws from the Kings College, University of London. For authoring the earlier edition of this book, Ms Seth was awarded the Certificate of Honour by the then Chief Justice of India on the occasion of Law Day in 2012. She received the Digital Empowerment Award from BIF at the Digital India Conclave in 2015.