Combating the Cybercrime Threat: Developments in Global Law Enforcement
Roderic Broadhurst, Queensland University of Technology
Criminality and Computer Crime
What Is Computer Crime?
Transnational Policing and Cybercrime
United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
The Council of Europe Cybercrime Convention
Offenses Related to Copyright Infringement
Global and Regional Cooperation
G8 Senior Experts Group on Transnational Organized Crime
The European Union and Europol
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Summary of Measures for Regional Cooperation
The rapid development of computer connectivity and the role of the Internet in the emergence of new e-commerce markets are key generators of the processes of globalization and have compelled national governments and international agencies to address the need for regulation and safety on the information superhighways. These astonishing tools have eroded the traditional barriers to communication, compressed our concepts of time and place, and changed the way a large part of the world does business. Although the process of globalization continues to accelerate, a fully global response to the problems of security in the digital age has yet to emerge and efforts to secure cyberspace have been reactive rather than proactive.
The convergence ...
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