The people through-out the world is now connected to one another and the whole world seems to become a big family. It is worth to admire that this technological sector has made the human life more smooth and easy going. Like every coin has both side, advancement of technological scenario also have both advantages and disadvantages. This disadvantage resulted to various crimes such as Hacking, Identity Theft, Pornography, etc. There are several factors which makes it difficult to solve the cases. One of the important factors is that there is no particular geographical or physical boundary. Also in this cyber world there is multiple numbers of parties appearing from the various corners of the world. Thus, the result is utter confusion that which country’s law is applicable for a particular crime and as a result the courts feel very difficult to solve these matters. It is also worth to take notice that it is also very confusing that which court has the competent authority to try a particular case. Another important factor is that, it is tough to find out the face of the criminal. Thus, the main question arises how come the legal jurisdiction grasps the cyber crime where there are no territorial boundaries and even where the criminals do not have any physical presence in the forum.
Cite this article:
Debashree Chakraborty. Cyber Space: its Legal Jurisdiction. Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 5(2): April-June, 2014, 170-175.