Karnika Seth authored the Book Computers, Internet and New Technology Laws published by lexis nexsis in 2012.She received the Law Day Award in November 2012.
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.