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

15 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2014 Last revised: 28 Apr 2015

Mukta Batra

Independent

Date Written: 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.

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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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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2396955 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2396955

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