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Cyber crime: Call for uniform law

Karnataka High Court judge Justice SR Bannurmath has stressed the need for a uniform law to combat cyber crime.  Inaugurating a two-day workshop on 'Cyber Crime and Women', organised jointly by the Karnataka State Women's Commission and Karnataka Police at Karnataka University, he said the widespread use of the Internet had given rise to cyber crimes and women were being targeted.  The existing law in the state to contain cyber crime was not very effective and there was a need to strengthen the Karnataka Information and Technology Act 2000, he asserted. He said the Internet and ...