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Gender and Internet : Web magazine for Cyber law for women News update for March 13-April 18,2021

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Indian court makes strict guidelines for searching smart devices for collecting evidences.
https://www.livelaw.in/news-updates/karnataka-high-court-issues-guidelines-for-search-of-smartphones-laptops-electronic-gadgets-171136?fbclid=IwAR3-005H-GnVGCMAC7-tKGIder4ry8_L9pYulaqkCioVmGRrOmo6SvTzT9s#.YE3VCj6QPw8.facebook

Woman from US allegedly creates deep fake videos to harass teen cheer leaders. Police starts investigation.
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/03/pa-woman-charged-with-using-deepfakes-to-harass-teenage-cheerleaders/?fbclid=IwAR27CxUMFtt6hv_vP-zjGC3Xt2G4PmKaD95DW7LB097denkrL-Ruw37yy6M

Hotel booking site encounters data breach and several customers’ data gets breached. The booking site is held liable for late reporting of the matter to the criminal justice authorities.
https://www.politico.eu/article/dutch-privacy-watchdog-fines-booking-com-e475k/?fbclid=IwAR1l39EYtgTGg6y0N_2_4OgfuoCX2Cg6SvtR6jwGAJg5tjl_5XMgtshfd0Q

Nigeria Court convicts 11 internet fraudsters for sending misrepresenting electronic messages to women for duping them under Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc) Act, 2015 and prescribes imprisonment for all of them.
https://www.channelstv.com/2021/04/12/court-convicts-11-internet-fraudsters-in-port-harcourt/

Egypt court sentences a man for 8 years imprisonment for cyber crimes targeting women which included cyber stalking and sending unsolicited sexually explicit pictures to women.
https://www.wionews.com/world/egypt-jails-man-for-8-years-in-metoo-case-376919

United Arab Emirates deports 11 Ukranian nationals to Ukrain who were allegedly involved in a naked photo shoot in Dubai.
https://www.esquireme.com/content/51879-11-ukrainian-nationals-who-filmed-indecent-video-in-dubai-marina-have-been-deported-ramadan

Police in Mumbai, India detects and closes down apps that showcased illegal porn contents. Police reveals that Covid 19 lockdown helped booming of illegal porn industry
https://www.thequint.com/entertainment/indian-porn-ott-app-boom-pandemic-lockdown-hotshots-hothit-fliz-movies