Spamming

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.

Spamming

Unread postby Admin » Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:17 am

Spamming
(1) A person commits the offence of spamming who with intent transmits harmful fraudulent misleading illegal or unsolicited information to any person without permission of the receipt or who causes any information system to show any such information for wrongful gain.
(2) A person including an institution or an organization engaged in direct marketing shall provide the option to the recipient of direct marketing to unsubscribe from such marketing.
(3) Whoever commits the offence of spamming as described in sub section (1) by transmitting harmful fraudulent misleading or illegal information shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months or with fine or rupees fifty thousand which may extend up to rupees five million or with both.
(4) Whoever commits the offence of spamming as described in sub section (1) by transmitting unsolicited information or engages in direct marketing in violation of sub section (2) for the first time, shall be punished with fine not exceeding fifty thousand rupees and for every subsequent violation shall be punished with fine not less than fifty thousand rupees that may extend up to one million rupees.
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