Regulation Of Cyberspace And Discourse Of State Sovereignty

Shubham Mahajan, Himachal Pradesh National Law University


Human Civilazition has witnessed countless inventions from the ancient age. We humans have evolved and developed sustanially with these fascinating inventions and discoveries. Our lifestyle has improved and changed to a far extent as we have developed ourselves more from using our mental strength than our physical strength. One such invention that has not only changed the way we thing but also the way we live is Internet. Mankind always needs certain rules and regulation to safeguard the interest of community and for the purpose of maintaince of peace. These rules or should I say laws have evolved with time. Scholars have said Law changes with the everchanging needs of the society. Society is dynamic and law should also be to satisfy and achieve its objective. Internet as an invention have spread is so rapid that it will not be wrong to say that it is the Big Bang of Technological world. Internet has its reach everywhere, it has becomes all the more important to have certain regulations that’s something which one set of experts believe in. On the other hand certain group of experts believe that in order to determine the power to regulate cyberspace everywhere Government needs to have Authority and it shall be critically evaluated that whether certain regulation is rightfull and not ultra vires. The Author in this paper tries to explain various theories and viewpoints that are associated with the soverignity of Cyber Space and theories associated with the same.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


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