This book covers basic as well as advanced concepts of Cyber Crimes and Laws. The book discusses in detail various types of cyber crimes and legal remedies available in India to deal with them. In this book, the comprehensive legislation of India to deal with cyber crimes, Information Technology Act, 2000 along with the updates in it brought by the Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 have been covered in detail. The provisions of certain other acts are interpreted with IT Act. The other acts that are discussed in this book include Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860; Public Gambling Act, 1867; Indian Contract Act, 1872; Indian Explosive Act, 1884; Young Persons (Harmful Publication) Act, 1950; Copyright Act, 1957; Arms Act, 1959; Specific Relief Act, 1963; Patent Act, 1970; Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972; Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972; Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985; Indecent Representation of Women's Act, 1986; Public Financial Institutions Act, 1993, Trademarks Act, 1999; Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout Design Act, 2000; Protection of Plant Variety and Farmers Right Act, 2001, etc. The judgements given by various Courts in India covering different types of cyber crimes along with their legal implications are also discussed. Emerging prominent online issues like privacy, domain name disputes, e-contracts, e-forms, electronic records, digital and electronic signatures, etc. have been discussed in detail. The book discusses regulatory framework in India and presents the established legal framework. It covers the legal provisions in India regarding Certifying Authorities, Controller of Certifying Authorities, Cyber Appellate Tribunal, online offences and their punishments, etc.
The entire book is divided into four chapters. To make the reading an intellectually stimulating experience, a summary of the each chapter has been presented at the end of the chapter. The reader can also test their understanding of the chapters by solving practice questions. The endeavor, while writing the book, has been to keep it simple, lucid and comprehensive. The book contains several examples, cases and prominent issues of cyber crimes and laws. It exclusively covers the newly adopted Choice Based Credit System syllabi of 3rd Semester (B.Com.) and 4th Semester (B.Com. (Honors)) courses of Cyber Crimes and Laws of University of Delhi. Also, it covers syllabi of many other reputed Indian Universities.
1. Cyber Crimes
2. Definitions And Terminology (IT Act, 2000)
3. Electronic Records
4. Regulatory Framework