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Cyber Crimes
This paper explores the various types of Internet crimes and what laws have been enacted to combat them.
# 92635 | 1,540 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper illustrates how thieves who learn how to operate computers can now locate and steal funds from people they will never meet and how viruses can be sent out that will wreak havoc on an unsuspecting group. The paper addresses the obstacles involved in halting Internet crimes. The paper explains that while many states and countries are working to design laws addressing cyber crimes, it won't help when multiple jurisdictions are involved. The paper contends that the best protection against cyber criminals will be to enact global laws that are universal by nature, regardless of where the crime originates or ends. The paper concludes that rather than stop using the Internet, the time has come to enact legislation that will provide stronger sentences to those who commit Internet crimes.

Types of Crimes
An Overview
How It Is Done
The Future

From the Paper:

"The technological boom of the past few decades has taken mankind to heights never before dreamed possible. Today, with the click of a mouse one can book travel, manage funds, or shop around the world. Along with the freedoms and new opportunities that the Internet provides the cyber world has opened an entirely new avenue for criminals to explore. Cyber crime has exploded in many areas around the world.
"We hear about different types of cyber crime every day from business having someone break into their company and taking computers with thousands of peoples personal information to a sexual predator luring an under age girl to his place. How is our law enforcement working to stop these kinds of crimes?"

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Cyber-Crime Can Have Real-World Ramifications. From: Access Control & Security Systems Integration | Date: January 1, 2004 | More results for: cyber crimes Byline: Jacqueline Emigh
  • Taylor's Cyber-Crime Bill Becomes Law From: Atlanta Inquirer | Date: April 30, 2005 | More results for: cyber
  • CYBER CRIME FEDERAL DOCUMENT CLEARING HOUSE, INC. From: Congressional Testimony | Date: May 24, 2001 | More results for: cyber crimes laws Congressional Testimony05-24-2001May 24, 2001 Statement of Michael T. McCaul,
  • Cyber stalking & bullying: what law enforcement needs to know.(Cyber Crimes Section) From: Law Enforcement Technology | Date: April 1
  • Profs delve into cyber-crime fighting resources in state: many law enforcement agencies stretched thin. From: Mississippi Business Journal | Date: October 25, 2004 | Author: Holliday, Karen

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