The lower house of the Indian Parliament - the Lok Sabha - yesterday, hurriedly passed the Information Technology (Amendment) Bill without a debate; the melee in the Lok Sabha centered around political oneupmanship, rather than legislation. According to media reports, the law allows: -- Interception of messages from mobile phones, computers and other communication devices -- Blocking of websites in the interest of national security -- Measures to tackle cyber crime: fraud, phishing, terrorism, pornography -- The setting up of a Cyber Appellate Tribunal We're trying to locate an updated version of the bill; here's a copy of the THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2006 (via PRS India), and a copy of the Standing Committee report on the IT (Amendment) Bill, 2006. We'll update with more on the specifics of the IT Act; we're looking, in particular, for the following: --…
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