The cyber legal system has helped to prevent or reduce criminal activities. It protects access to information, personal modesty and Patents / Intellectual property. The freedom of speech related aspects are documented here. Cyber laws cover usage of internet, World Wide Web over smartphones, through hardware and software or other storage devices.
Internet users are growing by leaps and bounds, every 100 days the users are doubling. This has increased the need to be vigilant of legal issues and criminal activities. The jurisdiction is different for various countries. For criminal activities spanning different countries, enforcement of cyber laws becomes quite challenging. The punishment includes imprisonment, fines or both depending on type of crime.