Are E-Commerce Websites Liable for Their Sins in India? Not Quite So.

By: Swapnil Tripathi Digital marketing or as commonly known as e-commerce has become a common phenomenon today. E-commerce today caters to every need of a consumer by using technology, wherein the consumer can place an order, pay online using his debit or credit card and just sit back, relax and receive his order in a couple of days. However, as much as technology aids these … Continue reading Are E-Commerce Websites Liable for Their Sins in India? Not Quite So.

‘Bitcoins’: Legal Conundrums Surrounding the Cryptocurrency

By: Vikrant Yadav ‘Bitcoin’ is one of the earliest cryptocurrencies[1] which has gained widespread prominence in the digital currency market today. It is a “peer-to-peer, electronic cash system”[2] which is based on an open source cryptographic protocol and is independent of any central authority. A transfer of bitcoins is a transfer of value between the involved bitcoin addresses, and every transfer gets recorded in the Blockchain, a … Continue reading ‘Bitcoins’: Legal Conundrums Surrounding the Cryptocurrency

The Shruti Seth Controversy: Need for Greater Regulation?

By: Akshat Agarwal and Anvita Dulluri Recently, the #SelfieWithDaughter campaign launched by the Prime Minister became trending news on the internet, more so for the controversy, it generated than for the social cause it sought to espouse. The attempt was aimed at raising awareness about the prevalence of female foeticide in India and the rapidly declining sex ratio. It received a sensational response across the … Continue reading The Shruti Seth Controversy: Need for Greater Regulation?

Media Reforms: Time for a Lesson in Self-Discipline

By: Tarika Jain In India, the freedom of speech and expression has been widened generously by the Indian judiciary and in turn, exploited relentlessly by the media. As a result, there is information and opinions galore via all forms of mass communication known to mankind. In order to prevent this powerful tool of media from running rogue in the country, various regulatory mechanisms have been … Continue reading Media Reforms: Time for a Lesson in Self-Discipline