Online Abuse

Online abuse is any type of abuse that happens on the internet, whether it’s over chat, posting on message boards and forums, through social networks, playing online games or using mobile phones.There is no specific law in India to deal with online abuse.When faced with online abuse, your first step should be to approach the administrators of the website/platform/application. If you’re not able to resolve the issue through them, you can collect proof of the abuse and file a criminal complaint at the local police station or cyber investigation cell.

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Common Questions
Glossary of Terms
References
1. Indian Penal Code, 1860
2. Information Technology Act, 2000