A typical cyber crime…
Scene of the crime: The Facebook status message.
Accessories to the crime: 3, in the form of Likes.
Witnesses: All the 456 Friends.
Evidence tampering? Yes, if the status is subsequently deleted or the Like is Unliked.
Criminal: The virtual form of so and so.
Arrest under: Section 66A of the IT Act.
Crime: The Status was “annoying”.
© Sunil Rajguru