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India passes tough cybercrime law

India’s Parliament has passed a law that recognizes digital signatures as valid and binding, establishing a framework for e-commerce. But critics charge that the Information Technology Act 2000 goes too far in granting police permission to search and arrest, without warrants, people suspected of committing a cybercrime.
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India’s Parliament has passed a law that recognizes digital signatures as valid and binding, establishing a framework for e-commerce. But critics charge that the Information Technology Act 2000 goes too far in granting police permission to search and arrest, without warrants, people suspected of committing a cybercrime. – Margaret Kane, ZDNet News

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