"Bogies in the Wire": Is there a Need for Legislative Control for Cyber Weapons?

Anita King

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    Abstract

    An article that discusses how information and communications technology (computer systemsand data transmission) are used as 'cyber weapons' for criminal purposes. It canvasses anumber of legislative policy options for controlling their misuse. The paper concludes withthe view that implementing some form of cyber weapons laws ' in the same vein as firearms legislation ' would not only help ensure society's domestic well-being, but would also aidnational security.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)262-272
    Number of pages11
    JournalGlobal Crime
    Volume9
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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