Shashank Dubey, Shivani Jain
Abstract: Information Technology is growing faster than any other communication vehicle in the history of mankind. Invention of digital technology was the most important revolution in the last century. The influence of digital technology on information technology is phenomenal. The present millennium is witnessing a new culture that is internet culture. It is changing our life style and way of doing business form traditional commerce to e-commerce. Therefore, In todays world not only does information technology make almost all kinds of human creativity available in the Internet networked public sphere, but also it enables the creation of new forms of art, creative expression, and distribution of knowledge. More often than not, the rapid pace in the evolution of information technology causes friction with Law in as much as Regulators foresightedness could not have ruled to cope with new social trends, socio-political and economic phenomena in the market. Hence this paper will be focusing on the legal loopholes tat can be seen in policies regulating such affairs with special reference to IT Act, 2000 and will try to answer some basic questions like whether this race of information technology leads to infringement of IPRs and will discuss the issue which are arising because of untamed development in Digital Technology.
Keywords: Information Technology, Digital Technology, Internet, Legal Loopholes, IT Act, 2000, IPR and Copyright