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Panaji: August 6, 2019

                                                                                          Sravana 15, 1941

The District Magistrate, North Goa has ordered the owners of the Cyber Café to prohibit the use of cyber café by unknown person and whose identity has not been established by the owner of the café. Similarly he/she should maintain a register for identity of the visitor/user. Further he/she should get an entry in the handwriting of the visitor/user mentioning name, address, telephone number and identity proof. The visitor/user should also sign the register kept for this purpose. The identity of the visitor/user shall be established through Government Identity Card only; like voter card, driving licence, smart card, passport etc. activities server log should preserved in the main server and its record should be  preserved for atleast six  months. If any activity of the visitor is of suspicious nature, the owner of the Cyber Café should immediately inform the nearest Police Station and the Police Control Room (P.C.R.). Record should be maintained about the specific computer used by each visitor/user and CCTV camera should be installed by the owner at the entry point of each cyber café.

          This order has come into force and will be effective for a period of 60 days that is upto October 7, 2019  unless withdrawn earlier. As the notice cannot be served individually on all the concerned, the order is hereby passed ex-parte. Any person contravening this order will be punishable under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.