Why cyber law <ul><li>Information technology is encompassing all walks of life all over the world </li></ul>
“ IT” has brought Transition from paper to paperless world
However!!!!There is a need to regulate the Cyber Space <ul><li>Cyber space creates moral, civil and criminal wrongs. It has now given a new way to express criminal tendencies </li></ul><ul><li>Crime is no longer limited to space, time or a group of people. </li></ul><ul><li>Due to the anonymous nature of the Internet, it is possible to engage into a variety of criminal activities with impunity and people with intelligence, have been grossly misusing this aspect of the Internet to perpetuate criminal activities in cyberspace.. </li></ul>Hence the need of cyber laws
Secondly!!!! <ul><li>Nobody then could really visualize about the Internet </li></ul>Initial laws of 1990’s were developed and enacted way back keeping in mind the relevant political, social, economic, and cultural scenario of that relevant time As such, the coming of the Internet led to the emergence of numerous ticklish legal issues and problems which necessitated the enactment of Cyber laws.
Thirdly!!!!! The laws of real world cannot be interpreted in the light of emerging cyberspace to include all aspects relating to different activities in cyberspace Thus the need for enactment of relevant cyber laws
Forthly!!!! Internet requires an enabling and supportive legal infrastructure in tune with the times Only with the relevant cyber laws in place this legal supportive infrastructure can be provided E-commerce, the biggest future of Internet, can only be possible if we have the required legal infrastructure in place to compliment its growth
Importance of Cyber Law!!! <ul><li>In today's highly digitalized world, almost everyone is affected by cyber law. </li></ul><ul><li>Almost all companies extensively depend upon their computer networks and keep their valuable data in electronic form. </li></ul><ul><li>Government forms including income tax returns, company law forms etc are now filled in electronic form. </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers are increasingly using credit cards for shopping. </li></ul><ul><li>Most people are using email, cell phones and SMS messages for communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Even in "non-cyber crime" cases, important evidence is found in computers / cell phones e.g. in cases of divorce, murder, kidnapping, tax evasion, organized crime, terrorist operations, counterfeit currency etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber crime cases such as online banking frauds, online share trading fraud, source code theft, credit card fraud, tax evasion, virus attacks, cyber sabotage, phishing attacks, email hijacking, denial of service, hacking, pornography etc are becoming common. Digital signatures and e-contracts are fast replacing conventional methods of transacting business. </li></ul>SINCE it touches almost all aspects of transactions and activities concerning the Internet, the World Wide Web and Cyberspace …………………………………….. THEREFORE Cyber law is extremely Important