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Computers, Internet and New Technology Laws-A comprehensive reference work with special focus on developments in India

Computers, Internet and New Technology Laws-A comprehensive reference work with special focus on developments in India

Author(s)
:  Karnika Seth
ISBN
:  9788180389030
Year
:  2013
Format
:  Hard Cover
Edition
:  Updated Edition 2013
Price
:  INR 1575.00 / US$ 78.75
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  • About the Author

Computers, Internet and New Technology Laws is a comprehensive reference work that expansively and comparatively discusses the key developments in the field of cyber law across India and other jurisdictions, particularly, Europe and the United States. The book is written with a special focus on cyber law related legislations in India, the IT Act, 2000, its recent amendments and new rules framed thereunder. It covers pertinent issues including internet censorship & surveillance, freedom of speech, data protection, privacy, cybercrimes and electronic evidence in an analytical manner. It also provides a scholarly insight into issues of jurisdiction, e-commerce, e-taxation, electronic signatures and payments. The book presents an excellent critique on emerging legal issues related to social networks, WikiLeaks, cloud computing, online dispute resolution, UID, behavioural advertising and converging technologies.
The book is written with the clear objective of bridging the gap between the legal fraternity and technical cyber world. The author has created a unique glossary of technical and legal terms, and has used diagrams, illustrations, graphs, statistical data, landmark cases, and hypothetical examples to simplify the complex subject of cyber law. The author, from her vast practical knowledge in the field discusses the lacunae in Indian cyber law regime and makes effective recommendations to strengthen the cyber law in India. She also recommends best practices to ensure privacy and data protection on the Internet. The book will be of immense value to the judiciary, lawyers, law firms, law libraries, legislators, investigation agencies, international organizations, industry associations, e-commerce businesses, ITES companies, IT professionals, and law students.
Expert’s Opinion
“It is possibly the first such comparative study of the different cyber cultures prevailing in different parts of the world and is likely to have a great impact on cyber society and lead to the creation of “cyber norms” of global intensity...The meticulous manner, in which this highly commendable book has been handled by the author, makes it an authoritative reference work in aspect of laws relating to Information Technology both in India and abroad, since cyberspace is not hemmed in by any geographical boundaries. I can say with confidence that this book will be a valuable contribution to the literature on Cyber law and practices and merits a place on the shelf of anyone whose work constantly involves the use of computers, the internet and the virtual world of cyberspace...” Excerpt of Foreword by Hon’ble Justice Altamas Kabir, Judge, Supreme Court of India
“The book … is both the most exhaustive and useful treatise on Cyberlaws authored in India… . The extraordinary characteristics of this book include the author’s invaluable original and practical suggestions to strengthen the cyberlaw enforcement in India, its usefulness across many jurisdictions, thoroughly researched content and excellent legal analysis. The author has simplified the complex concepts of cyberspace and discussed emerging legal issues connected with new technologies such as cloud computing, electronic signatures and new online concepts of social networking, blogging and recommended best practices for internet usage that every internet user ought to know.”
Justice A. K. Sikri
Acting Chief Justice, Delhi High Court
“…an excellent treatise which not only discusses developments of cyberlaws in India but also in various jurisdictions. … This book is a must-read for legislators, law enforcement agencies, international organizations, industry associations, e-commerce businesses, business process outsourcing enterprises, legal and IT professionals that are directly concerned with growth of Information Technology law in India. This book in its conceptualization and manifestation is truly a commendable achievement... and may even be instrumental in heralding progressive growth of IT laws in India.” Dr Gulshan Rai
Director General, Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, Government of India,
Department of Information Technology, New Delhi
“…an extensive reference not only for Lawyers and Judges; this is also an excellent reference cum user manual for Cyber Crime Investigators who have to collect, collate and present digital evidence. The chapters on cybercrime, digital evidence and IT Act cover complex issues; the task is difficult but Mrs. Seth has given a comprehensive and lucid treatment to the subject. I recommend this book to… prosecutors and investigators.” Loknath Behera, IPS
Inspector General of Police, National Investigation Agency


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