Droit Penale Publication

About the Author

Dr. Rajlakshmi Pushkaraj Wagh, has completed her schooling from Sophia High School, Bengaluru. She completed her B.Com from MES College, Bengaluru along with her two year NIIT Course. She worked as a Software Engineer Quality Assurance in Intellectual Data Systems & Software, Bengaluru. After which she completed her LLB, LLM from Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed To Be University), New Law College. She further persued her Doctorate in Law from Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. She was working as Law Faculty in BVDU Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED) and is currently working as Assistant Professor in Law in BVDU New Law College. She has authored Self Learning Material (SLM) for the Distance Education of Bharati Vidyapeeth (D To U), Pune. She has written a number of Research Papers in Law and Management and authored chapters in book. She has established the Advance Exploration, Training of Intellectual Property & Cyber Law Cell (AETIP CL), which conducts a number of workshops, training for the students of Law & Faculty in the field of Intellectual Property and Cyber Law. Her field of experience is Legal Aspects of Business, Labour Laws, Intellectual Property Rights, Cyber Laws, Legal Language, Judicial Process, Communication Skills and Soft Skills.

About the Book

This book depicts the journey of computer with the advent of the internet and the first few cybercrime cases. Elaborate information is stated as to the challenges faced by the former law enforcement machinery prior to passing of the Laws with the advent of the internet. Different circumstances are studied with respect to unauthorized data and violation of confidential information. Enlist of offences and various amendments made to it. Further a comparison and analysis is made with respect to the UNCITRAL Model with the IT, Act 2008. Lacunas and short comings of the Act are discussed, the magnitude of computer related crimes and the statistical data is delivered and the state wise crimes. The differences between the IT Act, 2000 with the IT, Act2008 is done governing the various aspects of cybercrime. Role of the Interpol, the legal position around the globe, the processing of electronic surveillance and the different challenges posed to the law enforcement machinery. This book gives an exploration of cybercrimes and the global perspective of the laws governing cybercrime. An analysis of various laws governing cybercrime in India and at International level with a comparison with the European Convention is portrayed. The challenges faced by the enforcement machinery in the tackling cybercrime and its issues. An International Perspective is depicted of the cyber laws and the treaty governing with a comparison with Indian Laws. A concept of cyber espionage is explained. The development of international law its need for international treaties and convention is discussed. An in-depth study of the current International Conventions and treaties of cybercrime , namely Budapest Convention, and its comparison with the Information Technology Act, 2000. A comparative analysis with the laws of other countries is discussed by the author. The need for Extradition treaty and its provision are stated along with the Role of the European Convention on Extradition with its relevant principle is laid down.