In India one cybercrime is reported to take place every ten minutes! According to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, (CERT-In), 27,482 cases of cybercrime were reported from January to June in 2017 itself. As cybercriminals misuse the anonymity of cyberspace to commit more cybercrimes, women and children typically are vulnerable targets owing to lack of cyber awareness in the country. This e-book is precisely written for the benefit and knowledge of all stakeholders including law enforcement, lawyers, legislators, researchers, academia, Not for Profit, International organisations who work for protecting women from cybercrimes. Apart from educating the readers on different kinds of cybercrimes and modus operandi of criminals online, it aims to explain the various Indian laws that come to the aid of a victim /potential victim, such as the IT Act, 2000, Indian Penal Code, 1860, The Immoral Traffic Prevention Act, 1956 and other extant Indian laws. The e-book explains the latest hybrid cybercrimes such as sexting, revenge porn, happy slapping, trolling, voyeurism, in easy and simplistic manner using examples, case studies and illustrations.
The e-book briefly explains various cybercrimes against girl child as well and relevant provisions of the POCSO Act, 2012 and J.J Act, 2015 which are special laws enacted to protect children in India. In the e-book’s final chapter the Author guides the readers on legal remedies available under Indian law and steps required to claim legal redress in case a cybercrime incident occurs.
The book is authored by Dr. Karnika Seth, internationally renowned cyberlaw expert and Founder Partner of Seth Associates law firm in India specialising in IPR and Cyberlaws. Dr. Seth practices law at the Supreme court of India and is a well known author, cyberlawyer, policy maker and educationist to law enforcement bodies and educational institutions in India.

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