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EXTRATERRITORIAL APPLICATION OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT - Section 75 of the Information Technology Act deals with the extraterritorial application of the law. The section states that the provisions of the Act will apply to: Any person irrespective of nationality. An offense or contravention committed outside India. The said offense or contravention must have been committed against a computer, computer system or computer network located in India.The Act has, the..

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Cyber Crime Investigation

Cyber-crime investigations are very difficult mainly because of the nature of cyber crimes.Cyber-crime is any criminal activity committed with the help of a computer, where computers are used as tool or target or both. It differs from physical or “terrestrial” crime in four main ways: Being easy to commit Requiring minimal resources for great potential damage Being committable in a jurisdiction in which the perpetrator is not physically present Often, not being ..

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Kinds of Cyber Crimes

Kinds of cyber-crime and punishments per the Indian information technology Act 2000. 1. Sec.43 Damage to Computer system etc Compensation for Rupees 1crore 2. Sec. 43-A Compensation for failure to protect data not exceeding five crore rupees 3. Sec. 65 Tampering with Computer Source Documents imprisonment up to three years, or with fine which may extend up to two lakh rupees. 4. Sec.66 Hacking with computer system Fine of 2 lakh rupees, and imprisonment for 3 years. ..

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Introduction to Cyber Crimes

Cyber crime means any criminal activity in which a computer or network is the source, tool or target or place of crime. The Cambridge English Dictionary defines cyber crimes as crimes committed with the use of computers or relating to computers, especially through the internet. Crimes involving the use of information or usage of electronic means in furtherance of crime are covered under the scope of Cyber crime means any criminal activity in which a computer or network is th..

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E-Government

E-Government Regarding e-government, the distinction is made between the objectives for internally focused processes (operations) and objectives for externally focused services. External strategic objectives: The external objective of e-government is to satisfactorily fulfil the public’s needs and expectations on the front-office side, by simplifying their interaction with various online services. The use of ICTs in government operations facilitates speedy, transparent, a..

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E-Democracy

E-Democracy   The two main objectives of e-democracy are:  To provide citizens access to information and knowledge about the political process, about services and about choices available To make possible the transition from passive information access to active citizen participation by:Informing the citizen Representing the citizen Encouraging the citizen to vote Consulting the citizen Involving the citizen ..

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Objectives of E-Governance, E-Government and E-Democracy E-Governance

Objectives of E-Governance, E-Government and E-Democracy E-Governance   The strategic objective of e-governance is to support and simplify governance for all parties - government, citizens and businesses. The use of ICTs can connect all three parties and support processes and activities. In other words, in e-governance uses electronic means to support and stimulate good governance. Therefore the objectives of e-governance are similar to the objectives of good governance. G..

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Different Connotations of E-Governance

The term E-Governance has different connotations   E-Administration: The use of ICTs to modernize the state; the creation of data repositories for MIS, computerization of records.   E-Services: The emphasis here is to bring the state closer to the citizens. Examples include provision of online services. E-administration and e-services together constitute what is generally termed e-government. E-Governance: The use of IT to improve the ability of government to a..

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Cyber Law- Indian Perspectives

Cyber Law- Indian Perspectives With the enactment of the Information Technology Act, 2000, in India, the law has taken a quantum jump to include even the intangibles under its purview. This Act is a proactive piece of legislation and is not only in tune with the UNCITRAL’s Model Law on Electronic Commerce but it services the government by means of reliable electronic records. The Information Technology Act contains most of provisions relating to cyber laws in India. The I..

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Objects and statement of Information Technology Act,2000

Objects and statement of Information Technology Act,2000 The enactment of Information Technology Act, 2000 in India paved the way for information revolution with legal sanctity. The promptness of the enactment and the legislators surprised many people because it overcame the usual lethargic attitude of the legislators in the process of legislation of a law in India. A verbatim look at the statement would help us gain a purposive understanding of the act. New communication s..

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