Library on cyber crime opened in Mumbai

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 21 August 2003, 07:00 Hrs
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MUMBAI: Maharashtra's first library exclusively devoted to cybercrime was opened in Mumbai on Wednesday.

The library contained over 75 books related to cyber laws, Internet users and the various cases of hacking as well as those related to recent developments in the field of Internet. It also housed short informative periodicals on the copyright act and other related acts.

The library will also house the latest journals, publications and newspaper clippings related to cyber space and crimes committed through them, according to Senior Inspector I Zahid, the brain behind the library.

Special software related to the field can also be accessed through the computers provided at the library.

Describing it as the first ever library on cyber crime in the state, Joint Commissioner, Law and Order, Ahmad Javed, said that the library would be open to police personnel interested in updating their knowledge in cyberspace.

He also hoped for similar such libraries in other parts of the city.

The library was inaugurated as part of the cyber safety week being organised by the police in coordination with the industrialist and computer experts.

Mumbai sheriff, Kiran Shantaram, industrialist Vijay Kalantari were among those present at the function.

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