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Principles of Cybercrime - Jonathan Clough

Principles of Cybercrime

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Published: 13th May 2010
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We live in a digital age. The proliferation of digital technology, and the convergence of computing and communication devices, has transformed the way in which we socialise and do business. While overwhelmingly positive, there has also been a dark side to these developments. Proving the maxim that crime follows opportunity, virtually every advance has been accompanied by a corresponding niche to be exploited for criminal purposes; so-called 'cybercrimes'. Whether it be fraud, child pornography, stalking, criminal copyright infringement or attacks on computers themselves, criminals will find ways to exploit new technology. The challenge for all countries is to ensure their criminal laws keep pace. The challenge is a global one, and much can be learned from the experience of other jurisdictions. Focusing on Australia, Canada, the UK and the US, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of the legal principles that apply to the prosecution of cybercrimes.

About the Author

Dr. Jonathan Clough is an Associate Professor and Director International in the Faculty of Law at Monash University. He teaches and researches in the areas of criminal law and evidence, with a particular focus on corporate criminal liability and cybercrime.

'Principles of Cybercrime is a much welcomed and excellent work on an increasingly important topic that has added new threats to the growing body of humanity using the Internet in their daily lives.' Eugene Clark, Journal of Law, Information and Science

Introduction
Cybercrime
Computer as Target
Computer as target
Access offences
Impairment of data
Misuse of devices
Interception of data
Fraud and Related Offences
Fraud
Criminal copyright infringement
'SPAM'
Content Related Offences
Child pornography
Offences Against the Person
'Grooming'
Cyberstalking
Voyeurism
Jurisdiction
Jurisdiction
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ISBN: 9780521728126
ISBN-10: 0521728126
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 500
Published: 13th May 2010
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.77