Facebook Malware proves costly for Indian Shopkeeper

Sanjay Sharma, a New Delhi based shopkeeper’s act of clicking on a malware on his Facebook Timeline link landed him in deep trouble, as the link spread on the Facebook walls of other friends including the complainant woman. The woman’s family registered a Police Complaint under Information Technology Act as the link contained adult video. […]

Malaysia looks to amend Cyberlaw to include Child Pornography etc

The proposed amendments to cyber laws will address issues like child pornography and content that sabotage the nation’s economy. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said recent incidents had highlighted the need for some form of control of information on the internet. He said this in reply to a question by Senator […]

New York private investigator gets jail term for hacking into emails

A New York private investigator who hacked the e-mails of dozens of people he was investigating got jail time — but a judge stopped short of helping to expose the clients that hired him to do their dirty work. Manhattan federal judge Richard Sullivan sentenced Eric Saldarriaga to three months in jail for pilfering some […]

UK teenager arrested for online threats to local school

British authorities arrested a UK teen Friday morning in the string of bomb threat hoaxes against West Michigan schools. The arrest was the result of a joint investigation between a British organized crime unit and the FBI. But computer forensics analysts with the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department also played a big role. Investigators say the […]

Important Judgments Aug-Sept 2010

Downloads are not performances, rules US court A music download is not a performance of a work and therefore does not demand an additional licence and fee, a US court has ruled. A stream of a file is a performance, though, the court said. Read More Argentine court overturns ruling on search engines’ liability for […]

Malaysia looks to amend Cyberlaw to include Child Pornography etc

The proposed amendments to cyber laws will address issues like child pornography and content that sabotage the nation’s economy. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said recent incidents had highlighted the need for some form of control of information on the internet. He said this in reply to a question by Senator […]

Complaint against Woodland.com by Indian Company termed as reverse Domain Name Hijacking

In the matter of Aero Club v. Domain Admin – DomainGrabber.com (Case No. D2013-1656), the matter was filed before the UDRP panel by Aero Club of New Delhi, India who own a large number of trade mark registrations featuring the name “Woodland” in one shape or form, some of them being WOODLAND word marks in Europe, Africa, Jamaica, […]

UK teenager arrested for online threats to local school

British authorities arrested a UK teen Friday morning in the string of bomb threat hoaxes against West Michigan schools. The arrest was the result of a joint investigation between a British organized crime unit and the FBI. But computer forensics analysts with the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department also played a big role. Investigators say the […]

Registration of Lens.in cancelled in a Indian Domain Dispute

The Complainant company Lens.com Inc from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA had filed for .In Domain Dispute under INDRP against the Respondent: Ju J friend International of Seoul, Korea. The complaint was based on various international trademark registration by the Complainant Company across various classes, owns the trademark “lens.com”. Based on the use of the said […]

UDRP Rules modified to protect against cyberflight

ICANN announces the implementation of amended rules for the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). These amendments to the UDRP rules are designed to reduce the risk of cyberflight during a UDRP proceeding. That is, to make sure that Domain Name is locked in no time and the Respondent does not attempt to transfer […]

DOMAINX™ conference got overwhelming response

DOMAINX™ is the 1st dedicated International Domain Name Conference was a great success with over 400 people from diverse domains attended the event. Mr. Vinit Goenka, Convener – National BJP IT Cell presided over the event as the chief guest. DOMAINX™ not only educated the participants about the thriving global domain name industry and its […]

Cyber Crime

UK teenager arrested for online threats to local school

British authorities arrested a UK teen Friday morning in the string of bomb threat hoaxes against West Michigan schools. The arrest was the result of a joint investigation between a British organized crime unit and the FBI. But computer forensics analysts with the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department also played a big role. Investigators say the […]

New York private investigator gets jail term for hacking into emails

A New York private investigator who hacked the e-mails of dozens of people he was investigating got jail time — but a judge stopped short of helping to expose the clients that hired him to do their dirty work. Manhattan federal judge Richard Sullivan sentenced Eric Saldarriaga to three months in jail for pilfering some […]

More children get caught up in pornography in Indonesia

The number of children involved in pornography and cybercrime cases has increased rapidly over the years, a report from the Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) states. The report recorded 322 cases in 2014, an increase from 247 cases in 2013 and 175 cases in 2012, with most cases relating to online pornography. “The rise of […]

Court Decisions

New York private investigator gets jail term for hacking into emails

A New York private investigator who hacked the e-mails of dozens of people he was investigating got jail time — but a judge stopped short of helping to expose the clients that hired him to do their dirty work. Manhattan federal judge Richard Sullivan sentenced Eric Saldarriaga to three months in jail for pilfering some […]

Delhi High Court orders for blocking of 219 websites infringing SONY’s FIFA rights

Multi Screen Media Private Limited (formerly SONY) approached Delhi High Court in the month of June 2014 restraining file sharing website from infringing their FIFA rights. SONY submitted that they have exclusive Broadcasting rights for India and neighboring countries (that includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Srilanka) and the FIFA world cup matches […]

Mumbai High Court passes first John Doe order against piracy

Mumbai High Court passes an John Doe order against the piracy of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures film Gangs of Wasseypur releasing June 21, 2012. This is first of the kind order by Mumbai High Court, as previously such matters have been taken up by Delhi High Court only, on numerous occasions. Such an order will […]