Media Interviews

Karnika Seth regularly contributes her expert views on current legal issues particularly related to Cyber Laws and Intellectual Property Rights. She recently spoke on cyber law issues of Internet censorship in India & China, employee surveillance, cybercrimes such as credit card frauds, impersonation frauds, online pornography, and Data Protection Issues, cyberterrorism in print as well as electronic media.

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Highlights of Media Interviews

  • Legal ‘hole’ in online draft Read More
  • Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial Academy “Training on Cyber law” (29 December 2018) Read More
  • UPI user in Noida loses Rs 6.8 lakh from SBI account: Why it happened and how to avoid such fraud (28 December 2018, Zee business) Read More
  • Are India’s laws on surveillance a threat to privacy? (TathagataSatpathy, Karnika Seth, Anita Gurumurthy) 27 December 2018, THE HINDU Read More
  • As India seeks to curb fake news, Facebook and Twitter may need licences to operate ( 14 December 2018, Techcircle) Read More
  • India’s Blanket Porn Ban Completely Misses The Mark, Say Cyber Law Experts ( 12 November 2018, Beebom) Read More
  • Sales of surveillance cameras are soaring, raising questions about privacy (30 October 2018, The Economic Times) Read More
  • The dark web and how police deal with it (17 September 2018, Indian Express) Read More
  • We are intermediaries, can’t verify every account: Matrimonial websites (19 September 2018, Hindustan times) Read More
  • Begging No More a Criminal Offence: Delhi High Court( 8 August 2018, News Gram Desk) Read More
  • Limited legal options on fake news lead to internet shutdowns (9 July 2018, Livemint) Read More
  • NCERT issues guidelines to schools, parents on cyber security, safety ( 1 May 2018, The Times of India) Read More
  • Cyber Law Experts Wary of I&B Ministry Move to 'Regulate'Digital Media ( 8 April 2018, The Wire) Read More
  • $3 Million Bitcoin Heist Reported by India’s Coinsecure ( 13 April 2018, Bloomberg ) Read More
  • Age limit for going online? How threat to children can be tackled (15 March 2018, The Times of India) Read More
  • Explained: Everything You Need To Know About Protecting Kids From Cyber Crimes ( Youth kiAwaaz) Read More
  • Online matrimonial fraud: The ease and finesse of TanmayGoswamy, who conned eight women of Rs 1.25 crore ( 24 April 2018, Factor Daily) Read More
  • US: Bitcoin ATM Firm Coinmen to Sell Bitcoin at Coinstar Coin Counting Machines (13 April 2018, Cointelegraph) Read More
  • E- Fake Bazaar: Face Off @9 ( 27 December, 2017) Read More
  • Get fake driver’s licence, passport delivered at your doorstep. Thanks to dark web,12 jan 2018, India Today Read More
  • Begging no longer illegal in Delhi | OutlookMagazine | Aug 23, 2018 Read More
  • How Hidden Cameras became Big Trouble for Women in South Korea: BBC Duniya with Vidit? (BBC Hindi) | Aug 7, 2018 Read More
  • Policy Watch : Social Media | SC On Prison Reforms | Rajya Sabha TV | Aug 10, 2018 Read More
  • Smart TV analyse what viewers are watching, Is 'Right to privacy' hacked? | NewsX | Published on Jul 31, 2018 Read More
  • The Big Picture - Safeguarding Data | Rajya Sabha TV | Published on Jul 18, 2018 Read More
  • Twitter's Clean Up Act Enough? Ndtv/karnika Seth, cyberlaw expert | Published on Jul 12, 2018 Read More
  • NoOnlineSnooping: Eye On Your Social Media A/C | Face Off | CNN News18 | Published on Jul 13, 2018 Read More
  • Insight: अफवाहों पर लगेगी रोक? (06/07/2018) Lok Sabha TV- Karnika Seth, Cyberlaw Expert Read More
  • India Bole: Social media rumours lead to growing instances of mob lynching; Here is how to stop | News Nation | Jul 9, 2018 Read More
  • Data Privacy Issues | LokSabha TV Read More
  • Sushma Sawaraj Trolled On Twitter | Tracking The Troll Epidemic | India 360 | CNN News18,25 june 2018 Read More
  • Cambridge Analytica: RaGa attacks BJP for data theft; is Congress saving face or its just politics? | NewsX | 28 March 2018 Read More
  • Blame Game Between Congress And BJP On Data Privacy | NDTV | 26 March 2018 Read More
  • The Big Picture - Facebook & Data Mischief | Rajya Sabha TV | 23 March 2018 Read More
  • NewsX gets you the Data experiment live; original 'Cambridge Analytica' | NewsX | 22 March 2018 Read More
  • Whatsappcrashed ,Newsx 3 Nov,2017 Read More
  • Blue whale story, NDTV, 3Nov,2017 Read More
  • Blue Whale Challenge: Deadly online game becomes threat to the world | News Nation Read More
  • न्याय चक्र-साइबर अपराध और कानून | Hacking of data |Lok Sabha TV 5oct 2017 Read More
  • Ban porn in India, Swach Soch, News World India, 2 Oct,2017 Read More
  • Cyberstalking of women in India, Wion news, 2 Oct 2017 Read More
  • Nation at 9, 21 Aug 2017,news x, security raises alarm-Trojan war Read More
  • Why cases go unreported: Outdated laws and tedious search for justice, Indian Express, 17 Aug, 2017 Read More
  • The blue whale challenge | Scroll.in Read More
  • Ban on the blue whale game, The first post,17 Aug,2017 Read More
  • Cyber Scam: A Side of the Web You Won't Like!, ,The citizen, june 2017 Read More
  • Ransomware affects 74 countries, Newsx,13 May 2017 Read More
  • Is the internet playing with children's life? | NDTV Read More
  • Beware of indian shoppers, Pehredaar | CNBC Awaz | 30 Sept 2017 Read More
  • Internet is a threat to child safety? NDTV Read More
  • Cybercrimes, India today, 29 Sept, 2017 Read More
  • Paytm fraud, Delhi AAjtak,21 July 2017
  • Right to privacy & aadhar issue, Newsnation, 31 July, 2017 Read More
  • Administrator of whatsapp is liable,NDTV, 21 April,2017
  • Cybercrime story, Jan 2017
  • SC Declares Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right - CNN-News18, 24 Aug,2017 Read More
  • Chinese smartphones may be spying on you, Delhi Aajtak, 18 Aug 2017 Read More
  • Nation at 9: 99 countries hacked; US spy agencies fumble for answers Read More
  • MMS Scams and Cyber Defamation by Cyber Lawyer Karnika Seth Read More
  • Hackathon ,April 1,2017, Newsx Read More
  • Focus on capacity building ,Deccan Herald, 25 Dec 2016 Read More
  • Aadhar data Breach, Gonews, 28 April,2017 Read More
  • CNN – Cybersafety for women, sept 2016 Read More
  • Better safe than Sorry, The Hindu, 1 July 2016 Read More
  • Cyberstalking law: ill-equipped, Times of India, 17 June, 2017 Read More
  • Internet deaddiction News world India,24 Oct 2016
  • Protect our kids from trolls,The Deccan Chronicle , 28 June ,2016 Read More
  • Victims of legion have little hope for justice, World News , Dec 20,2016 Read More
  • Even without section 66A, India lags behind many nations in internet regulations for freer speech , Economic times Read More
  • Safeguard your e-house, India Legal Read More
  • Rising Cybercrimes in India, Newsworld India, 11 june 2016
  • Karnika seth of FIRE imparts cyberawareness training at BITS Pilani, 25-June-2016 Read More
  • The selfie trend & law, ibn 7, 15 July,2016 Read More
  • Key to cybersecurity, Be attentive, 22 June 2016, Deccan Herald Read More
  • Introducing safety apps for women, Lok Sabha Tv, 4 june 2016 Read More
  • Cybersecurity for Kids, Asian Age, June 2016 Read More
  • Online frauds and cybercrime, CNN 21 May 2016 Read More
  • Draft Geospatial Bill criticised by cyber experts, The Wire.in, 8 May 2016 Read More
  • Selfies is anything wrong? Cnnibn, 2 may 2016 Read More
  • Defamation through internet, 19 March 2016 , ABP news Read More
  • Corporate Fraud, Business Today, April 2016. Read More
  • What did Apple say to the skeleton key, outlook, 21 march 2016 Read More
  • DM sends doctored videos for forensic tests, Feb 20, 2016, Times of India Read More
  • Facebook’s censorship, 14 Fb 2016 Read More
  • Cyber terrorism on internet 24 November 2015, News World India Read More
  • How safe is online shopping- cnbcawaz, 10 Oct 2015 Read More
  • Cybercrime india beware, Moneycontrol News-12 sept 2015 Read More
  • Ban on use of social media, newsx , 6 sep 2015 Read More
  • Cyber attacks and hacking, 1 Sep 2015 Read More
  • Eight easy steps to launch apparel franchise, Franchise India, Aug 28, 2015 Read More
  • Porn sites not difficult to access despite ban ,News world India ,5 Aug 2015 Read More
  • Modi Government ban on porn, 3 Aug 2015 Read More
  • Digital India plan – Loksabha tv,2 July 2015 Read More
  • Digital india initiative- NDTV-1 July 2015 Read More
  • Bringing bullies to book, 24 June 2015, The Telegraph Read More
  • MMS leads to suicide, News 24, 27 June 2015 Read More
  •  Misuse of social media-news 24 , 3 June 2015 Read More
  •  Net neutarlity- news x , 3 June 2015 Read More
  • Net neutrality- Karnika Seth in support of net neutarility-news x , 3 June 2015 Read More
  • Ban of usage of facebook by children in schools- news x , 3 June 2015 Read More
  • Social media venom, Sunday chronicle, April 26, 2015 Read More
  • Misuse of social media-news 24, 27 April 2015 Read More
  • Net Neutrality is the Oxygen of Internet: Karnika Seth Read More
  • Threat to children on internet- headlines today 21st april,2015 Read More
  • Cybercriminals using ransomware to extort money, millennium post, April 16, 2015 Read More
  • On declaring 66A IT unconstitutional ,Lok sabha TV, 25 March 2015 Read More
  • On striking down of Section 66A, News 24, 25th March 2015 Read More
  • On striking down of section 66A IT act 2000, CNBC, 25 March 2015 Read More
  •  Was section 66a of the it act misused-views of Karnika Seth-CNN IBN , 24 March 2015 Read More
  • Cow killing is illegal interview - focus tv 19 march 2015 Read More
  • WhatsApp: Criminals’ new fetish  February 28, 2015, 12.16 AM  IST | THE HANS INDIA Read More
  • BBC's clip on Nirbhaya's accused should be blocked. CNN, 19th feb,2015
  • CM kejriwal promise to enable Delhi with wifi, Aajtak, 12feb,2015
  • Google accounts hacked, CNN IBN, 12 september 2014 (9.15 pm-9.45pm)
  • How safe is internet usage in India- CNN IBN 12th september, 2014 Read More
  • Curbing child pornography in INDIA - Rajya Sabha TV , 30 August 2014 Read More
  • Pehli Khabar - Supreme Court's directive on controlling objectionable content on the Internet, Rajya sabha TV, 29 Aug 2014 Read More
  • Kerela child rights commission to push for cybersecurity, 2 March 2014 Read More
  • Latest trends in cyberlaw-India needs to sign a Cybercrime Convention,Interview with SME Times,18Jan 2014 Read More
  • Noida on the radar of cyber criminals, Telegraph, 28 December 2013 Read More
  •  Information technology and young INDIA - NDTV INDIA , 12 October 2013 Read More
  • Vote ka dam ,U.S Snooping Episode- Ndtv-26 sep 2013 Read More
  • Social media & problems related, 4th Sep 2013, Aajtak Read More
  • World wide worry networks,not networking face the people-CNN IBN , 4 August 2013 Read More
  • 'Delhi Metro MMS on porn sites', Dilli Aaj tak, 9-Jul-2013 Read More
  • show on ‘Delhi Metro MMS on porn sites’ ,Expert comments in Dilli Aaj tak on 9-Jul-2013 Read More
  • Alleged u.s snoopgating in india-views by karnika seth-headlines today 19th june, 2013 Read More
  • Snooping by US Government-'Comments on Government to explain SC', Headlines Today,19-June-2013 Read More
  • Govt to explain Supreme Court , Headlines today, 19 June 2013 Read More
  • Opening of facebook accounts by minors , Aajtak, -27 April 2013 Read More
  • 'Age to register Facebook account', Aajtak,27 April 2013. Read More
  • A debate on Law of the Land: Indecent Representation of Women , 30th Jan 2013, Rajya Sabha Tv Read More
  •  Law of the land-indecent representation of women (prohibition) act-Rajya Sabha TV  30 Jan 2013 Read More
  • "Right to be Heard: Kapil Sibal", Headlines Today, 23-Jan-2013 Read More
  • privacy vs google terms 17 dec2012- rajya sabha tv Read More
  •  Section 66a of the it act-views of KARNIKA SETH-NDTV INDIA ,11 December 2012 Read More
  • freedom of speech and internet Ndtv-8 dec 2012 Read More
  • Protecting speech on internet- sec 66A IT Act Headlines today-6 dec 2012 Read More
  • facebook issue - S.66A IT Act 29 Nov 2012 –Ndtv Read More
  • Cyber security at the cost of privacy-NDTV, 16 Nov 2012 Read More
  • Freedom of speech /google and privacy issue15 nov 2012 –Ndtv Read More
  • Computers,Internet and New Technology Laws by KARNIKA SETH , 12 September 2012 Read More
  • Twitter working to locate unlawful content, Business line, Aug 22,2012 Read More
  • Respite from Internet Censorship?, Center for Internet & society,Aug 10,2012 Read More
  • Tips by Karnika Seth on how to prevent cyber crime-CNN IBN , 30 June 2012 Read More
  • censoring the internet,CNN ibn -27 June 2012- Read More
  • Amendments to law required, say experts, Tribune News, May 21, 2012 Read More
  • Defamation law in India, India TV, 15 April 2012 Read More
  • On Ministers alleged watching objectionable material in Assembly, CNNibn, 9 Feb 2012 Read More
  • Electronic Delivery of Public Services Bill , Aaj tak, Feb 2012 Read More
  • Trail of the Trolls: Bullying and abuse on the Internet is on the rise, Smitha Verma,The Telegraph , 4 January 2012 Read More
  • Regulating Social media, Rajya Sabha TV,17 December 2011 Read More
  • Online censorship is sycophantic, stupid, & unconstitutional, The Sunday Guardian, Dec 11, 2011 Read More
  • On regulating Internet, NDTV, 8th Dec 2011 Read More
  • Capital cry against Web gag, The Telegraph , Dec 8,2011 Read More
  • Censorship of the Internet, Headlines Today, 6th Dec 2011 Read More
  • Spoofing and hacking in cyberspace, Dec 2011, Aajtak Read More
  • Shooting the messenger eh? Hindustan Times, 24 June 2011 Read More
  • Google Sued for Showing Defamatory Results, Rob D Young , Hindustan Times June 23, 2011 Read More
  • Google sued for showing defamatory results,Hindustan Times, June 23,2011 Read More
  • Balancing diversity with qualified, independent directors is the need of the hour for emerging India, Data quest, April 2011 Read More
  • Tweets spell trouble in divorce cases,Deccan chronicle, 11 March 2011 Read More
  • Poorly protected assets: Who’s to blame for India Inc’s trademark troubles? Raghavendra Verma , India Business Law Journal, February 2011, pg 23 Read More
  • Cyber WarfareBorderless, and Lethal,Data quest, 17 Jan 2011 Read More
  • The Dark side of Social Networking,ibn live, Jan 12, 2011 Read More
  • The dark side of social networking, January 10, 2011 Read More
  • Which Way To Walk Into India, Franchise world, January 3, 2011 Read More
  • THE LEGAL LOOP,Franchise India, DEC 2010 Read More
  • Beware of that Feedback, Hindustan Times, Nov 30,2010 Read More
  • E-mage: a new tool to secure personal information online, The Economic Times ,Oct 24, 2010 Read More
  • Hackers beware you are being watched,8 May 2010(UNI Read More
  • What if someone steals your company name , Franchise India, April 15, 2010 Read More
  • Orkut, Twitter & Facebook messages can be used as evidence in Indian courts Courtesy : IANS :5-4-2010 Read More
  • Wifi Security, Digit magazine, February 2010 Read More
  • Use Secure portals, Economic Times, 2010 Read More
  • Country Focus - Opening up the Indian legal market - Debbie Legall,International Bar Association 2010 Read More
  • Prevent online frauds in the online world,2010 Read More
  • Forum selection clause, Franchise India, 2010 Read More
  • cops should block offending websites, DNA News, Nov 9, 2009 Read More
  • More teeth and byte to IT law, Hindu Businessline, 9th November 2009 Read More
  • Market Entry Strategy- JV and Franchise- Interview with Seth Associates , Franchising world magazine, Nov 2009 Read More
  • New book highlights safeguarding online security, privacy, SME Times, 9th Oct 2009 Read More
  • Book sheds new light on cyberlaw, Business Law Journal, Oct 2009 Read More
  • Lectures on cyberlaws & cybercrime investigation training imparted to Delhi Police at IP University on 20th June 2009 and 27th July 2009. Read More
  • Employee Engagement key to success for SME,SME Times, 24 June 2009 Read More
  • Seeking fingerprints in cyberspace, DNA,Thursday, June 4, 2009 Read More
  • Indian and international IP experts offer their tips on safeguarding intellectual property during the downturn, India Business Law Journal, May 2009 Read More
  • Making your mark :Smart strategies to protect and enhance your IP portfolio, Indian Business Law Journal, May 2009, Vol. 2, Issue 10 Read More
  • Chinese Hackers Hack Indian Consulate in USA, India News, 30 March 2009. Read More
  • Watch that e-motional trap, DNA - March 4, 2009 Read More
  • Is blogging a cybercrime? CNNIbn, March 4,2009 Read More
  • A debate on Noida MMS scam, Headlines Today, 20 Feb 2009 Read More
  • What do you do when you see yourself defamed online?, CNN-IBN- Feb 19, 2009 Read More
  • Can Facebook be trusted with your info? , CNN ,Feb 19,2009 Read More
  • Can Facebook be trusted with your information? Special discussion, CNNibn, 18 Feb 2009 Read More
  • A debate on Data Protection Issues In India, CNN IBN - 13 Feb 2009 Read More
  • Beware! data theft could be on the rise, Feb 13, 2009 Read More
  • Seth Associates launches the Lex Cyberia, India Business law Journal, Feb 2009 Read More
  • Prevent Online frauds, Economic Times, 25 Sept 2008 Read More
  • SME Times – Face to face – Cybercrime a serious threat to nation- Karnika Seth, 2nd August 2008 . Read More