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Authors : Ashwini R. Balki

Page Nos : 05-09

Description :
Recent era is the revolutionary era in the field of digital technology. The present scenario of online dependency shows that vast amount of the information is available online and hence prone to cyber threats. This paper focuses on cyber pornography. The paper cyber pornography considers the banning of Cyber Pornography in India; the role of service providers. In addition to this it also takes into account the amendments related to Information Technology Act, 2000 for more stringent rules and Regulation, fair prosecution and conviction of offender who has committed offences of Cyber Pornography. This paper also discuss about the Protection of Children with Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012. The new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 is an attempt to impose restriction and regulate on Cyber Pornography. But still it a distant dream the fulfilment of which require detail strategic plan and improvement in technical ability and tools of law enforcement bodies.

Date of Online: 30 May 2023