Cyber Stalking

causing an act to be done by a person either directly or through an automated information  system  or  automated  mechanism  or  self­executing,  adaptive  or autonomous device and whether having temporary or permanent impact; Hence will discuss all laws related to Electronic crimes including internet, phone, email, mobile phone and other electronic devices.

Cyber Stalking

Unread postby Admin » Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:16 am

Cyber Stalking

(1) A person commits the offence of cyber stalking who with the intent to coerce or intimidate or harass any person uses information system information system network the internet website electronic mail or any other similar means of communication to –
(a) Follow a person or contacts or attempts to contract such person to foster personal interaction repeatedly despite a clear indication or disinterest by such person.
(b) Monitor the use by a person of the internet electronic mail text message or any other form of electronic communication
(c) Watch or spy upon a person in a manner that results in fear of violence or serious alarm or distress in the mind of such person or
(d) Take a photograph or make a video of any person and display or distribute it without his consent in a manner that harms a person
(2) Whoever commits the offence specified in sub section (1) shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years or with fine which may extend to one million rupees or with both.
Provided that if victim of the cyber stalking under sub section (1) is a minor the punishment may extend to five years or with fine which may extend to ten million rupees or with both.
(3) Any aggrieved person or his guardian where such person is minor may apply to the Authority for removal destruction or blocking access to such information referred to in sub section (1) and the Authority on receipt of such application shall forthwith pass such order as deemed reasonable in the circumstance including an order for removal destruction preventing transmission of or blocking access to such information and the Authority may also direct any of its licensees to secure such information including traffic data.
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