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In view of the increasing involvement of technology in all walks of life, an understanding of the regulatory framework governing its use and misuse is essential for all. Technology Laws Decoded was conceived to become a single point reference on substantive and procedural aspects of Cyber Laws. This seminal work on Cyber Laws carves out the dalliance between Constitution, Crimes, IPR, and Contracts with technology laws, thereby evolving into a separate field of study. The book addresses procedural complexities through detailed analyses of Electronic Evidence and Jurisdiction in Cyberspace.

The author, Ms. N. S. Nappinai, Advocate, has adopted an engaging and thematic approach to deliver a holistic and comprehensive perspective on cyber laws. Her scholarly analysis of topics ranging from Cyber policies, Cyber warfare and terrorism, cyber crimes, and the impact of the cyber domain on media and entertainment, gaming, animation, sports, personality rights, makes the book relevant for legislators and policymakers, judiciary, armed forces, intelligence agencies, police, legal practitioners, businesses, industries, and students.

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive Commentary: Detailed commentary on Cyber Laws in India.

  • 360° View: Examines the interplay of technology with different branches of law including the Constitution, Crimes, IPR, and Contracts.

  • Procedural Aspects: Detailed analyses of Jurisdiction and Electronic Evidence impacted by technological developments.

  • Thematic Chapters: Discuss the interplay of provisions from the Information Technology Act, Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, Code of Criminal Procedure, Indian Constitution, IP Enactments, and Contracts Act.

  • Comparative Analysis: Includes comparisons with laws from the UK, EU, USA, Canada, and Singapore.

  • Visual Aids: Flow-charts, diagrams, and figures to explain techno-legal aspects.

  • Emerging Technologies: Discusses cyber terrorism, cyber warfare, and policies for technologies like Cloud Computing, Drones, and the Internet of Things.


Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, MP, Rajya Sabha: "Technology Laws Decoded analyses existing law governing technology in depth, identifies gaps, and suggests measures to remedy them."

Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog: "Ms. Nappinai has unraveled the laws regulating the use of cyberspace and technology both in India and internationally."

Dr. Ursula Widmer, Attorney-at-law: "This book meets the challenge posed by cyberspace and disappearing boundaries, giving a holistic picture of laws and precedents from various jurisdictions."

Mr. Mohan Parasaran, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court: "Ms. Nappinai lucidly explains the role of technology vis-à-vis cyber-crimes, intellectual property, and contracts."

Ms. Rama Vedashree, CEO, Data Security Council of India: "This compendium of cases and judgments from across the world makes it a ready reckoner for legal practitioners and professionals in the technology industry."

Technology Laws Decoded is an essential read for anyone involved in or passionate about the legal and regulatory aspects of technology and cyberspace.