Centre for Internet & Society

The Information Technology Act, 2000 (amended in 2008) is the main statute that governs online behaviour in India, from e-commerce to cybercrimes, Internet surveillance, and intermediary liability. Thus, understanding that statute is of paramount interest to all Indian 'netizens'.

Short note on IT Amendment Act, 2008

Pranesh Prakash of the Centre for Internet and Society wrote a short note in February 2009 on the Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008. This is being posted as a precursor to a more exhaustive analysis of the Act and the rules sought to be promulgated under the Act. Thus, this does not cover the regulations that have been drafted under the Act.

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