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Cyber stalking: New Age Terror

Diksha Bhasin
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, New Law College,
Pune
Aryan Mehta
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, New Law College,
Pune

Volume II, Issue I, 2019

The cyberspace is being taken up by a new form of crime that includes repetitive attempt by one person to contact another thereby causing a sense of threat in the mind of such other person. This emerging crime is popularly known as “cyber stalking”. The authors have made an attempt to deal with the issue of cyber stalking which is a newly coined phenomenon. In first chapter, there is discussion on cyber stalking and then, the types of cyber stalking are mentioned. It is followed by differences between physical and cyber stalking. The authors have focused on the legislative provisions as are mentioned in the Information Technology Act, 2000; and Indian Penal Code, 1860. Lastly, the authors will give a few prevention measures to be followed on everyday basis against cyber stalking and the concluding remarks.

 

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