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Cyber Defamation and Social Media Ethics: A Study on Provisions Governing Online Defamation in India

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : OPUS: IJAIR journal

Authors : Dr. S. Dinesh Babu, Athira Sreekumar; Arya M R

Source : OPUS: IJAIR journal , Volume 8, Issue 7 (2019)

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Campus : Kochi

School : School of Arts and Sciences

Department : English

Year : 2019

Abstract : Social Media is widely accepted across the world as it confers to more pleasure and makes life easier than ever. This aids in improving every individual’s sense of connectedness with the real or virtual communities and leads to innovative communication. Observers has noted that these technologies are being violated by some users to a of a country based on the information published and the influence of the victim against whom the defamation was produced. The author has employed quantitative analysis in the paper through surveys regarding the recent cyber-crimes that occurred across India. Keywords: Mass Media, Cyber Bullying wide extend by harming others intently. Although there are cyber laws to control these kinds of cyber-attacks, still invasion to privacy and safety are in a crisis. The paper aims to include how the violation of cyber ethics has harmed the standard living of common man and, to analyze at what extent these violation has crossed the limits and about the crimes in India due to cyber defamation. Cyber defamation harms the individual victim and also creates a bad impact on the community as a whole. When it comes to the nation as a whole, it widely affects the economy, Cyber Stalking, Defamation, Media Ethics, New Media

Cite this Research Publication : A. Sreekumar, S. Dinesh Babu, and R, A. M., “Cyber Defamation and Social Media Ethics: A Study on Provisions Governing Online Defamation in India”, OPUS: IJAIR journal , vol. 8, no. 7, 2019.

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