ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE RELATED TO ELECTRONIC RECORDS UNDER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT AND INDIAN EVIDENCE ACT WRITTEN BY: VIVEK NASA
ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE / EVIDENCE RELATED TO ELECTRONIC RECORDS NOT ADMISSIBLE WITHOUT CERTIFICATE UNDER SECTION 65B(4) OF INDIAN EVIDENCE ACT. ANY AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDING OF ANY CRIMINAL OFFENCE GIVEN TO POLICE ON CD/DVD/PEN DRIVE, NOT ADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE PER SE. After implementation of Information Technology Act 2000 (as amended), amendments were made to other statues like Indian Penal code and Indian Evidence Act, to recognize offences/ criminal acts done, using computer systems (including electronic devices). Amendments were also introduced to Indian Evidence Act to recognize evidence collected using computer systems. Section 65A and 65B were added to recognize admissibility of evidence related to electronic records. Section 65A of Indian Evidence Act reads as under: “Section 65A: Special provisions as to evidence relating to electronic record - The content…
By Nishant AhlawatThe trends and facts
As per a report published in India Today [i]Indian
Internet users will surpass the number in the US by the end of this year and
around 500 million people will be online by 2018, as per Rajan Anandan, managing director,
Going by the statistics of various social media platforms like
Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Pinterest etc. legal exposure seems to increase
every second for internet users. The infographic[ii]
below covers all the latest Social Media facts, figures, numbers and statistics
of 2014. Some of the mind-blowing facts are mentioned here:
75% of the engagement on a Facebook post happens in the
first 5 hours.
53% of interaction between Google+ user and a brand is
44% of users on Twitter have never sent a tweet!
84% of women and 50% of men stay active on Pinterest.
More than 2 users sign-up for LinkedIn every second.
23% of teens consider Instagram as their favourite social
Weekends are the most popular…