Information technology law concerns the law of information technology, including computing and the internet. It is related to legal informatics, and governs the digital dissemination of both (digitalized) information and software, information security and electronic commerce. aspects and it has been described as "paper laws" for a "paperless environment". It raises specific issuesof intellectual property in computing and online, contract law, privacy, freedom of expression, and jurisdiction.

Cyber Crimes Offences that are committed against individuals or groups of individuals with a criminal motive to intentionally harm the reputation of the victim or cause physical or mental harm to the victim directly,using modern victim or cause physical or mental harm to the victim directly or indirectly, using modern telecommunication networks such as Internet(SMS/MMS).

The Justice For You team has considerable experience in advising companies in information technology and outsourcing sectors and on various legal issues involving privacy, protection of data and online gambling.The Justice For You team members have advised and assisted companies in matters relating to data theft, hacking, phishing, pharming, spamming, pornography, liability of service provider obligations on intermediaries and network service providers, data centers etc.

The team advises clients on various provisions of the Information Technology Act and rules including offences/ violations committed thereunder. The team has advised and assisted several companies in structuring, commencement of business operations in online gaming/ gambling sector and has assisted them in drafting, negotiating and finalizing related commercial and licensing contracts.The team members have advised clients on issues relating to e-commerce transactions, e-contracts.

The team members also advise clients on issues relating to protection, transfer and storage of data (considering European Union’s Data Protection Directive) including drafting of privacy policies and providing advice on data protection compliance.

Our services in the technology and outsourcing sector include:

  • Online gambling including issues relating to virtual world/ social networks;
  • Internet and e-commerce issues including advice on B2B/ B2C trading and associated contracts (such as software development and license agreements);
  • Data Protection and privacy including confidentiality agreements;
  • Service provider and re-seller arrangements;
  • IT Outsourcing and Call Centre Operations;

Issues arising out of Information Technology Act and rules framed there under

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