Men at Work : ITA 2006

Some news on the Information Technology Act Amendment Bill, 2006. The parliamentary committee is reported to have suggested further modifications to the Information Technology Act Amendment Bill, 2006 with a specific focus towards, “Grooming of children for sexual relationship”. The section contemplates the act being a distinct criminal offense. The committee also wants the IT ministry to criminalize child porn under Article 9 of the European Convention of Cyber Crimes. So it seems like the bill is not in suspended animation. It is also reported that it will be put up for public comment. I am wishing, hoping, waiting.

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