International Cybercrime Laws

International Cybercrime Laws

International Cybercrime Laws and Agreements

Overview of International Cybercrime Laws and Agreements in relation to cyber crime: [1]Given these challenges, how can national interests be safeguarded in the face of differing international interests and priorities? How can individual defendants be identified, arrested, and prosecuted in the current climate of jurisdictional conflict and competition? How can judicial competence be determined in the distribution or redistribution of malware? What measure of victimization can be utilized to meet the legal requirements of substantial proof across a global environment? Will affected nations delegate legal authority to the home countries of the cyber offenders? Would more than one nation seek to prosecute these activities under terms of collaborative agreements?


Notes and References

1. By Samuel C. McQuade, III and Thomas Schiller

See Also

  • Types of Cybercrime
  • Cybercriminal

Further Reading

Convention on rights and duties of states (inter-American). (1933, December 26). Available through the Avalon Project, Yale University Law School ((internet link); United Nations. (2006). Treaty handbook (revised edition). New York, USA: United Nations Organization. Office of Legal Affairs. Available at hbframeset.htm; Murphy, S. (2006). Principles of international law. Concise Hornbook Series. St. Paul, MN: Thomson West; Eagan, M.N., & Richards, J.R. (1998). Transnational criminal organizations, cybercrime, and money laundering: A handbook for law enforcement officers, auditors, and financial investigators, Kindle ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; Goodman, S.E., & Soefaer, A.D. (2000). The transnational dimension of cyber crime and terrorism. Retrieved from ; Blanpain, R. (ed.). (2004). International encyclopaedia of laws: Cyber law. International Encyclopaedia of Laws, Lslf ed. Dordrecht: Kluwer Law International; Schwarenegger, C., & Summers, S. (2008). The emergence of EU criminal law: Cyber crime and the regulation of the information society. Studies in International & Comparative Criminal Law. Oxford, London, England: Hart Publishing.







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