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799 cases pending under scrapped IT Act section


(This story initially appeared in on Jan 17, 2021)

At the very least 799 instances are nonetheless pending in opposition to folks underneath the scrapped Section 66A of the Info Know-how (IT) Act, based on digital advocacy group Web Freedom Foundation (IFF). The Supreme Court struck down Part 66A in 2015.

The findings have been revealed by IFF, in collaboration with Civic Knowledge Lab (CDL), and have been offered by way of an internet site zombietracker.in. The web site has particulars of the full instances registered, pending instances and people disposed by the courts in 11 states of the nation. The best variety of pending instances underneath 66A comes from Maharashtra (320), adopted by Uttar Pradesh (131) and Jharkhand (118).

“We plan to widen our analysis and embrace information from different states within the web site quickly,” mentioned CDL member Abhinav Sekhri. The information for the web site was sourced from district courts, Sekhri added.

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In accordance with the tracker, 1,988 instances have been registered underneath Part 66A of IT Act throughout 11 states. Out of this, 1,189 instances have been disposed, together with 236 with verdicts.

Cops nonetheless e book folks underneath Part 66A


A bit of the web site reveals that 1,307 instances have been registered after the Supreme Courtroom declared Part 66A as unconstitutional, and out of this 570 instances are nonetheless pending earlier than a number of courts. Part 66A, usually described as an obstacle to free speech, was enacted into the statute by way of an modification in 2008.

It penalised the sending of “offensive messages” on-line, however did not outline offensive, which led to its huge misuse. Regardless of the SC order declaring the part unconstitutional, the police nonetheless e book folks underneath the part.

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