A Comparative Study of Cybercrime in Criminal Law

China, Us, England, Singapore and the Council of Europe

Author: Qianyun Wang

Publisher: Wolf Legal Publishers

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Category:

Page: 360

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The development of information technology provides new opportunities for crimes. Firstly, it facilitates traditional crimes such as fraud, and secondly, it breeds new crimes such as hacking. The traditional crimes facilitated by information technology and the new crimes bred by it are the so-called cybercrime in this book. To regulate cybercrime, legal regimes have developed countermeasures in the field of criminal law at different levels. At the national level, China, the United States, England and Singapore have all undergone reforms to adapt their criminal law. At the international level, the Council of Europe has drafted the Convention on Cybercrime and opened it for signatures. However, the still commonly committed cybercrime, such as DDoS attacks and online fraud, indicates the insufficiency of these countermeasures. In this background, this book intends to answer the research question: how can the criminal law be adapted to regulate cybercrime? By using doctrinal research and comparative study as the main methods, this book firstly explores and analyses the approaches of cybercrime legislations in the selected five legal regimes both in the past and in the present, and secondly, compares the different approaches and concludes with respect to the following aspects: Aspect 1: Do we need a cyber-specific legislation to regulate cybercrime? Aspect 2: If we do need a specific legislation, what approaches are more systematic for it? Aspect 3: What principles are sufficient and appropriate to determine jurisdiction over cybercrime? Aspect 4: What is the function of the Convention on Cybercrime in shaping appropriate legislation against cybercrime?

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Author: Erika Fairchild

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 412

View: 873

Covers law enforcement functions and organizations, criminal procedures, courts and trials, sentencing, prison operations, and other criminal justice processes.

International business

the challenge of global competition

Author: Donald A. Ball

Publisher: Irwin/McGraw-Hill

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 693

View: 292

Yearbook of International Organizations 2012-2013

Guide to Global Civil Society Networks

Author: Union of International Associations

Publisher: Brill Academic Pub

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1432

View: 161

The Yearbook of International Organizations provides the most extensive coverage of non-profit international organizations currently available. Detailed profiles of international non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations (IGO), collected and documented by the Union of International Associations, can be found here. In addition to the history, aims and acitvities of international organizations, with their events, publications and contact details, the volumes of the Yearbook include networks between associations, biographies of key people involved and extensive statistical data. Volume 3 allows readers to locate organizations by subjects or by fields of activity and specialization, and includes an index to Volumes 1 through 3.

World Report 2012

Events of 2011

Author: Human Rights Watch

Publisher: Seven Stories Press

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Category: Political Science

Page: 511

View: 706

The 22nd annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than ninety countries and territories worldwide, reflecting extensive investigative work undertaken in 2011 by Human Rights Watch staff, usually in close partnership with domestic human rights activists. World Report 2012 gives particular focus on the roles—positive or negative—played in each country by key domestic and international figures, and includes contributions from Joseph Saunders, Danielle Haas, and Iain Levine, and an introduction by Human Rights Watch director Kenneth Roth assessing the year’s most pressing human rights issue.