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Budapest Convention on Cybercrime – UPSC GS3

Budapest Convention on Cybercrime The Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime or the Budapest Convention, is the first (and only) international treaty on crimes committed via the Internet and other computer networks, dealing particularly with infringements of copyright, computer-related fraud, child pornography, hate crimes, and violations of network security. It …

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Information Technology Act 2000 Analysis – UPSC GS3

Do you think the Information Technology Act 2000 is well positioned to address the threats of cyberwarfare and other threats emanating from the cyberspace? Critically examine. (200 Words) The Information Technology Act, 2000 was originally passed to facilitate the ecommerce transactions. However, it has been amended from time to time tackle the various threats that …

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Cyber Crimes – UPSC GS3

Facts/Keywords: 70 % increase in cases of cybercrimes in 2014 compared with 2013. Radicalization of Indian Youth Govt. plans to setup Rs400 cr. “Indian Cyber Coordination centre” a cyber-crime control hub. –> will check cyber-crime especially child porno and online abuse. Crimes relate to cyber world is multi-layered, multi-locational, multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-legal –> difficult …

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