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Cyber-Bullying in India: The Search for a Solution -- Why the Current Law in India is Ill-Equipped


Mukta Batra


Christ University School of Law; The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS)

February 16, 2014


Abstract:     
The bully goes beyond the schoolyard and enters the virtual world as minors are subjected to cyber-bullying with the growth of the internet. The suicide of victims of cyber-bullying has raised alarms worldwide. This is an analysis of the Indian law applicable to cyber-bullying in the light of the growth of this menace in India and the rest of the world.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 15

Keywords: Cyber-bullying, Information Technology Act, Seth Walsh, Megan Meier, Ryan Halligan, Bullying, Ragging, Liability of minors, Internet Law, Criminal Liability, Children, Minors, Juveniles

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Date posted: February 17, 2014 ; Last revised: June 8, 2014

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Batra, Mukta, Cyber-Bullying in India: The Search for a Solution -- Why the Current Law in India is Ill-Equipped (February 16, 2014). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2396955 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2396955

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Mukta Batra (Contact Author)
Christ University School of Law ( email )
Hosur Road
Bangalore, Karnataka, 560029
India
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) ( email )
No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross
Domlur 2nd Stage
Bangalore, 560071
India
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