Chandigarh University Video Case Of Privacy Violation, Ignoring The Law: Cyber ​​Expert | Chandigarh News – Times of India

Chandigarh: Circulation of Chandigarh University Private videos of hostel girls have raised important questions in front of the government of the institution, students and civil society to ensure that this does not recur. If the clips were shared, it becomes a clear case of breach of privacy.
The news is in the national limelight because of the large number of videos being circulated. But similar incidents happen every day and every hour in the country, and most of them go unreported due to lack of awareness and institutional problems such as absence of investigation protocols, training manuals and relevant laws. My investigation into these cases, assisting law enforcement agencies in several states, concluded that people who capture private videos and share them on the Internet are unaware of the consequences. I want to share some of the cases I examined that point to a lack of realization that the act can ruin lives.
Case 1: A teacher in a private university in Rajasthan was threatened by her final year students that she had either increased her marks or they would broadcast her private videos to student groups. She reported the incident to the police, and investigation revealed that the videos were self-recorded and sent to her boyfriend, a final year student at the same university, who had shared them with his friends, who now blackmail her. Was doing.
Case 2: A woman from Rajasthan found a private picture of her 13-year-old daughter on WhatsApp with a message demanding similar pictures of her. The texter wrote that if he refused, his daughter’s picture would take over the internet. The messages came from an international virtual number. The police tracked down the IP address of the minor’s boyfriend, who revealed that the girl herself had sent these pictures to him on demand.
Case 3: A Class X girl and her boyfriend, a first year college student, shot their video of them having sex in Rajasthan. Her boyfriend believed she was cheating on him with another guy and in retaliation sent this video to the girl’s father with the message: “Your daughter is not loyal to me.” The girl had sent him over 100 personal photos shot in front of the mirror, and he kept saving them in the Private Photos folder on Facebook. The police removed all the pictures from his social media account and made sure that he did not have any backup.
All three cases pertain to misuse of personal photographs and videos. People should respect their privacy, because once pictures or videos go on the internet, they can be misused. It would be better to avoid capturing private moments.
How to stop new age crimes
Educational institutions are the most important stakeholders in reducing these incidents. They should train their students and teachers about cyber threats and laws. Orientation should define the thin line between mischief and crime. Even as the new education policy envisages cyber security training in schools, many institutions do not have a policy against cyberbullying or privacy breaches. States should at least run awareness programs in government schools and make cyber security training a part of the curriculum.
Cybercrime can be reported online at The complaints are submitted on the portal to the local police station and from there to the investigating officer. Progress updates can be taken from IO. Victims are hesitant to approach the police for fear of harassment and because of little knowledge of information technology laws, so most cases are never converted to the police. FIR, The solution is to re-train the investigating officers and hire cybercrime experts.
Writer Mukesh Chaudhary, Cyber ​​Crime Consultant of Jaipur Police has taken training CBI, NIAMilitary intelligence and police officers in cyber security.