International Journal of Law


International Journal of Law
International Journal of Law
Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2016)

Cyber crimes and legal implications


Dr. Jetling Yellosa

The world has taken dramatic transformation after advent of computers, there is no one in the world who is not touched by information technology. Almost every activity of us is guided and regulated by the computers. There is hardly any facet of our lives that is not touched by the information technology revolution. As the world is depending upon the information technology there is same amount of cyber illegal activities taking place around the world. The Government of India on par with international obligations and statues of comity of nations has enacted a comprehensive enactment called the Information Technology Act of 2000. This Act covers all gamut of information technological matters including curbing of cyber crimes in our country. The Act empowers judiciary to play an important role in curbing the cyber crimes by awarding suitable punishments.rnMy paper deals with the meaning, details of various types cyber crimes, development of cyber legislation in our country and some important judgments delivered by various courts with matters concerning the cyber crimes and finally I have mentioned suggestions which we have to incorporate in effective curbing of cyber crimes in our country.
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