Cyber Obscenity: A Legal Analysis

  • Vishnu Kesharwani
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  • Vishnu Kesharwani

    LL.M. Student at Maharashtra National Law University Aurangabad, India

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In this age of digitalisation, an evergreen fact or crime of cyber obscenity will always stand affirmatively in the sands of virtual space. The growth of these networks and the advancements of the networking architecture has increased this crime among the teenagers. To understand the concept of this crime and various other factors, it is important to highlight the historical background of this crime and the also the present scenario to know how much it has emerged with the passage of time and with the advancement of technology. This paper tends to highlight the cyber obscenity concept in India with primary focus on some of the most happening act of child pornography and cyber stalking. These crimes are such that even if researcher studies the census of these crime, it is about that in every one minute a child is facing either stalking or has become prey of child pornography. There are various factors which are responsible for the rise of cyber obscenity in India like unemployment, illiteracy etc. these are some of the common factors which are prevailing since ages and will never fade away, it is the time to think that even if a person is unemployed that person should have the basic behaviour to behave in society and the understanding of the consequences of the crime it is committing. It has been seen that in the arena of cybercrime there is an equal role of both law and sociology, as Law governs wrongful act of a person and the sociology helps to identify those factors made them commit such crime. This paper will study the legal aspect of the cyber obscenity, its concept and test, with prime focus of it in present scenario.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 2423 - 2435


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