With the increased dependency on the use of technology need for cyber law was felt necessary as like every coin has two sides the dependency on the technology had its own pros and cons. Thus, the rise of 21st century also marked for the evolution of cyber law and Information Technology Act, 200 was introduced as the Indian IT law and set way for evolution of cyber law. The first ever cyber crime was recorded in 1820. The objective of Information technology law in India are to protect the legal recognition to E-transactions, Legal recognition to digital signature as a valid signature to accept agreements online, Protection of online privacy and stopping cyber crimes, To give legal recognition to keeping accounting books in electronic form by bankers as well as other organizations, The Indian IT law updated the Reserve Bank of India Act and Indian Evidence Act.
Though with the evolution of cyber law almost all the online activities came under scrutiny but one thing about the cyber law is that there are certain areas on which cybercrime laws in India do not allow and they are (i) Negotiable Instrument being other than cheque (ii) Power of Attorney (iii) Will (iv) Contract for Sale or Conveyance of Immovable Property and (v) Central Government notified documents or transactions.
In the present world which is a more tech savvy, the cyber law and cyber crimes has also become more sophisticated. Internet and technology were launched for research purposes and making the life of humans easy but as the use and number of people on internet increased the need for cyber law was felt. As the nature of internet is anonymous it is easy to commit cyber crimes and this aspect was being misused largely.