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Idle minds, internet porn, open up Govt websites to hackers

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Idle minds, internet porn, open up Govt websites to hackers

How do government sites suddenly fold up, malfunction or are supposedly hacked? Maybe because some of the subordinate staff have a propensity for internet porn! That’s an angle that our straight-jacketed saffron-tinged sarkar may go out of its way to debunk. Former Union home secretary G.K. Pillai said on Wednesday (April 11) that when he […]

No, you won’t be jailed for watching Torrents!

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No, you won’t be jailed for watching Torrents!

Breathe easy, internet users. Amid the confusion and panic, the Bombay High Court has ruled that it is not illegal to watch pirated content on the web. A somewhat misleading notice posted by internet service providers in India last month said that “viewing” copyright infringing content too is a punishable act under Indian law. Justice […]

Will you be thrown in jail for visiting a torrent site?

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Will you be thrown in jail for visiting a torrent site?

Can you land up in jail for viewing a torrent site in India or not? Yesterday, we heard that a jail term as well as a fine of Rs 3,00,000 was the penalty for a visit to a blocked URL, including a torrent site. Today, some reports said no, you won’t be jailed just because […]