Cyber defamation poses need for legal evolution

By Mridula R Ravindran, Lall Lahiri & Salhotra

Alie can travel around the world while the truth is putting its shoes on” – Mark Twain

In today’s tech savvy world, where even home appliances are controlled by computers, the misuse of computer technology is inevitable. Cyber crimes are the latest and most complicated problems in the cyber world.

Mridula R Ravindran Lall Lahiri & Salhotra
Mridula R Ravindran
Lall Lahiri & Salhotra

Cyber crimes are committed with the purpose of harming others in various ways and encompass a wide range of activities including Trojan attacks, web jacking, cyber stalking, email bombing, cyber defamation and internet time theft. Various groups of people fall into the category of cyber criminals – children and adolescents between the ages of 7 and 18, professional hackers, angry ex-spouses, dissatisfied employees, etc.

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Mridula R Ravindran is a member of the trademarks prosecution team at Lall Lahiri & Salhotra, which is an IP boutique based in Gurgaon.


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