Cyber Offences under Information Technology Act: An analysis

  • Hitesh Jain,
  • Bhavya Sharma and Anushka Jaiswal
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  • Hitesh Jain

    Student at Indore Institute of Law, India

  • Bhavya Sharma

    Student at Indore Institute of Law, India

  • Anushka Jaiswal

    Student at Indore Institute of Law, India

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The evolution of technologies, software, social media, easy access to the internet and multi-media networks facilitates the users in the easy and quick process to work; however, the problem arises at the point where users or a group of users malignly or knowingly maligns other user(s), leading in arousal of their legal rights. The author, via the instant research paper, highlighted the brief study and empirical research regarding the occurrence of cyber offences, meaning, concept, punishment, a procedure to file complaints, prevention, steps taken by the government, and all other necessary information related to the cyber offence and Information Technology Act of 2000. Violating the laws and punishment for such various cyber offences is given under the Indian Penal Code 1860 and Information Technology Act 2000. The researcher also mentions a detailed study of the role of the Government in curbing cybercrimes by policies, schemes, launching online portals to smooth complaints, spreading awareness to the common man, etc. The article, along with the importance of awareness about cybercrimes and legal penalties, is also centralised on the aftermath of the cyber offence. The researcher aims to put forth the complete legal process in filing and admissibility of such online evidence in law. The instant research paper is based on academic research, applied research, qualitative research, also contains case study research, where the researcher briefed the study of the existing judgments of the High Courts and Supreme Court of India as may require.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 3, Page 324 - 330


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