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Coming up a cloud: Cloud Computing and the hue and cry vis-à-vis data privacy and security

Author: Ananya Dhawan;

Introduction

The world is increasingly embracing the benefits of the creation and adoption of a digitalized society. Contemporary times are marked by unique and novel online systems that undoubtedly simplify day-to-day activities; more so in the COVID-19 pandemic situation that the world has currently found itself in, which has essentially compelled working from home, taking college/school classes from home, taking examinations from home, etc.

DATA PRIVACY: IN INDIA AND BEYOND!

Author: Lipika Sharma;

India is a constitutional democracy, and therefore, every action of the government is done by following the due process of law. This implies that without a judicial warrant, a police officer cannot search your belongings while strolling down the street, compel you to hand over your phone, or enter your home to conduct a search (though it is subject to generalised exceptions, such as when they suspect a crime has been, or is about to be, committed).

The wars of the www dot – A brief assessment of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)

Author: Ananya Dhawan;

Introduction

In order to locate a particular website, one searches the internet for the name of its domain, which implicates a website’s unique identity to be its domain name and thereby warrants legal safeguards in the form of Trademark registration. However, the rapid expansion of the e-commerce industry while, is most definitely a strong indicator of and an essential contributor towards progress, has also resulted in certain legal altercations with respect to internet domain names.

Achieving Fidelity in Business Agreements – The Role of Good Faith Negotiations

Author: Sammriddhi Biswas;

Introduction

Corporate entities are expected to aggressively pursue their own self-interests while making a contract. Each party has the right to maximise his or her own advantage, even if it means putting the interests of the opposing party at a disadvantage. Contrary to consumers, who are safeguarded by a number of laws, commercial enterprises are supposed to take care of themselves. However, in the recent past, many entities have contended that participants in these business arrangements should be obligated to consider the interests of one another.

Trade Dress: Looks do matters

Author: Lipika Sharma;

Product packaging and the visual impression of any product have become one of the most important variables in determining how successfully the product will grab potential customers’ attention. Customer preferences have shifted dramatically over the decades; today, along with product quality, the entire packaging of the product has had a big impact on consumer purchasing decisions. Packaging, colour pattern, colour combination, product shape, texture, design, graphics, and illustrations, collectively known as “trade dress,” are protected from being exploited by third parties who may wish to imitate a product’s overall appearance in order to profit from its established goodwill and reputation.