With the emergence of technology the misuse of technology has also expanded to its optimum level and then there arises a need of strict statutory laws to regulate the criminal activities in the cyber world and to protect technological advancement system.
It is under these circumstances Indian parliament passed its “INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2000” on 17th oct to have its exhaustive law to deal with the technology in the field of e-commerce, e-governance, e-banking as well as penalties and punishments in the field of cyber crimes.
The majority of those who write in are women — about 87 percent in January. Those who type in are asked for their age, gender and ZIP code before the chat begins.
Of the 723 people who asked questions in January, about 24 percent were ages 21 to 24. The anonymous format is especially good for young people because it allows them to ask honest questions without worrying they’re being judged or making an adult uncomfortable, says Paula Tavrow, a professor at UCLA and the director of the school’s Bixby Program in Population and Reproductive Health.
For example, if you morphed someone’s face on the face of erotic/nude model’s body, your action wouldn’t be just obscene, but would also be grossly offensive and menacing.
As there is rapid growth in the international trade where businesses and consumers are increasingly using computers to create, transmit and to store information in the electronic form instead of traditional paper documents.
There are certain offences which affects persons property which are as follows: Affects To Whom: Cyber Crimes always affects the companies of any size because almost all the companies gain an online presence and take advantage of the rapid gains in the technology but greater attention to be given to its security risks.
In the era of cyber world as the usage of computers became more popular, there was expansion in the growth of technology as well, and the term ‘Cyber’ became more familiar to the people.
The evolution of Information Technology (IT) gave birth to the cyber space wherein internet provides equal opportunities to all the people to access any information, data storage, analyse etc. Due to increase in the number of netizens, misuse of technology in the cyberspace was clutching up which gave birth to cyber crimes at the domestic and international level as well.
Bengaluru has largest internet penetration among the cities in the state.