Author: Talat Fatima
Year: December 2021
Dr. Talat Fatima’s Cyber Crimes has been thoroughly revised with updated statutes, case laws, and analysis of a new league of cybercrimes that have come into existence in the past few years. Three new chapters addressing Net Neutrality, Dark Web, and Deep-fakes have been added to the third edition.
The book contains detailed chapters on Pure Cyber Crimes, Intellectual Property Crimes, Cloud Computing, Internet Banking, Electronic Signatures, etc. which have been thoroughly updated with the latest developments. The author has also touched on the latest innovations like the Internet of Things, Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency, etc. in this edition. New concepts like 5G technology and artificial intelligence have been explained in a lucid manner for her readers to understand easily.
From the vacuum created by the quashing down of Section 66-A, Information Technology Act to the analysis of the statistics of the cybercrime cases in India, the author has expanded on a range of topics in this edition. New topics include Child Pornography on the Darknet, Privacy in the Artificial Intelligence Era, Data Protection Bill, 2019, Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, and more. The overlap of the IT Act, 2000 with the Penal Code, 1860 has been dealt with fresh eyes and includes the analysis of case laws to bring out the juxtaposition.
Important cases on Cyber Crimes such as R. Malkani v. the State of Maharashtra (1973) 1 SCC 471, Swami Ramdev v. Facebook Inc., 2019 SCC OnLine Del 10701, and many more important cases have been included. This widely appreciated book is a must-have for legal practitioners, researchers, Judges, students, and all those interested in the field of cybercrimes.