Assistant Professor at School of Law, Maharaja Agrasen University, Baddi, Distt.- Solan, H.P., India
Man is curious by nature. His inherent lust for social and economic development has led to tend out new ways as a source of all-round progress. The anxiety of man to lead happy and prosperous life has also played a vital role in course of development and so technological development does not stand still. The ICTs and Internet have changed the style of working, communicating, and doing business almost touching every aspect of life. And this created cyberspace; a virtual world as it generates a virtual interactive experience accessible regardless of geographical location. In this space individuals or netizens can interact, share information, exchange their ideas, conduct business, create artistic media, get entertained, provide social support etc. This virtual world i.e. cyberspace and the real world impact each other. With the coming of new Information and Communication Technologies and the Internet, there is a growing misuse side by side, the scenario has changed. On the one hand, new technologies have facilitated the commission of old crimes by the bad elements and at the same time, new crimes have originated commonly called cybercrime. The Internet is acting as a double-edged technological weapon. On one hand, it is providing so many benefits in the form of different services whereas, on the other hand, it is also an extremely powerful tool in the hands of bad elements for committing cybercrime.
International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 4, Page 1506 - 1515DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.113493
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