Gender and Internet : Web magazine for Cyber law for women News update for October 25- November, 30. 2021

#orangetheworld #Endviolenceagainstwomen #stopcybercrimesagainstwomen Image courtesy : UN Women

Police arrests man for sending lewd texts, threat messages and repeated calls to a female actor in India and charges him under different provisions of Information Technology Act. The accused is produced before the magistrate and sent for judicial custody for 10 days.
https://www.telegraphindia.com/my-kolkata/news/lewd-texts-threats-to-actress-lead-to-mans-arrest-from-jadavpur/cid/1841214

Woman falls into the trap of e-commerce fraudsters, shares bank account details and looses a little fortune. After making a police report immediately, the fraudsters’ details along with the bank details were tracked and frozen by the police. The woman received the lost amount to her bank account within record time.
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/timely-act-by-police-helps-woman-recover-money-lost-to-online-fraud/article37759802.ece

Report suggests female gamers in Australia are preferring more online games than socializing and going for dating on physical space.
https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm&ogbl#inbox/FMfcgzGllClRsWpWhThqkGNFkJRSDvjv

Man appears semi naked in virtual courtroom hearing for Karnataka High-count, Karnataka, India in spite of senior woman lawyer raising objection to the same. Senior lawyer plans to lodge sexual harassment compliant against the man.
https://www.barandbench.com/news/indira-jaising-to-lodge-sexual-harassment-complaint-after-man-appears-semi-nude-during-virtual-hearing-before-karnataka-high-court?fbclid=IwAR1mxwyvJImBCu1D59Ui2GW5GxYeWmrHliZknejZHJKXlUqj84Au6Y3WK-k

Man shares rape threats to the infant daughter of the celebrity Indian cricketer and gets arrested by the police in India. he is charged with offences including child online sexual abuse, criminal intimidation, defamation etc.
https://edition.cnn.com/2021/11/12/sport/virat-kohli-abuse-arrest-intl-hnk/index.html

Leicester police starts investigation for illegal live streaming of paid for TV programs and arrested woman over suspicion of livestreaming such programs along with another accused man. Charges framed under copyright laws and police warns for consumers who are consuming sch contents over illegal livestreaming platforms.
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leicestershire-59476662

State attorneys general launches investigation into Meta (earlier known as Facebook) on the failure of liability of its platform Instagram to control harmful impact on children.
https://edition.cnn.com/2021/11/18/tech/meta-instagram-kids-attorneys-general-investigation/index.html

Police warns users of social media to secure their profiles as women in Victoria, Australia faces sextortion by perpetrators who culled out sensitive personal data by unauthorisedly accessing the profiles of the friends of the victims.
https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7521310/victorian-women-warned-of-sextortion-scams/

Norwich doctor uses pinhole camera for voyeurism purposes targeting women in his home, female doctors, nurses and mother of a child patient. He is charged with offences of voyeurism and has now been pleaded guilty for several offences in the nature of cyber crimes targeting women including voyeurism, unauthoirsedly accessing icloud system and douwnloading naked photos etc. He is punished with jailterm for two years and eight months by St Albuns Crown Court, England.
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-59353540

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s