Cybercrime: Digital Cops in a Networked Environment [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Internet has dramatically altered the landscape of crime and national security, creating new threats, such as identity theft, computer viruses, and cyberattacks. Moreover, because cybercrimes are often not limited to a single site or nation, crime scenes themselves have changed. Consequently, law enforcement must confront these new dangers and embrace novel methods of prevention, as well as produce new tools for digital surveillance—which can jeopardize privacy and civil ...

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Overview

The Internet has dramatically altered the landscape of crime and national security, creating new threats, such as identity theft, computer viruses, and cyberattacks. Moreover, because cybercrimes are often not limited to a single site or nation, crime scenes themselves have changed. Consequently, law enforcement must confront these new dangers and embrace novel methods of prevention, as well as produce new tools for digital surveillance—which can jeopardize privacy and civil liberties.

Cybercrime brings together leading experts in law, criminal justice, and security studies to describe crime prevention and security protection in the electronic age. Ranging from new government requirements that facilitate spying to new methods of digital proof, the book is essential to understand how criminal law—and even crime itself—have been transformed in our networked world.

Contributors: Jack M. Balkin, Susan W. Brenner, Daniel E. Geer, Jr., James Grimmelmann, Emily Hancock, Beryl A. Howell, Curtis E.A. Karnow, Eddan Katz, Orin S. Kerr, Nimrod Kozlovski, Helen Nissenbaum, Kim A. Taipale, Lee Tien, Shlomit Wagman, and Tal Zarsky.

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Editorial Reviews

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“When a crime scene is in cyberspace, forget the yellow tape. Boundaries, along with evidence and procedure, need to be re-envisioned. Or, as Daniel E. Geer Jr. puts it: ‘Digital law is and must be counterintuitive’ because our intuitions about the physical world can be misleading when applied to the digital realm. Mr. Geer’s essay on the 'physics of digital law' is a fitting start to Cybercrime: Digital Cops in a Networked Environment, a collection of writings assembled by the Information Society Project, at Yale Law School.”
-The Chronicle of Higher Education

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“The collection provides an interesting and insightful exploration of the digital environment in which cybercrimes take place and the conditions that affect their regulation. . . . A book that criminologists should read because there is much to be learned from it. . . . A good scholarly piece of work by heavyweight contributors who both individually and collectively make substantial contributions to the cybercrime debate.”
-Surveillance & Society

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Cybercrime is written by the leading academic experts and government officials who team together to present a state-of-the-art vision for how to detect and prevent digital crime, creating the blueprint for how to police the dangerous back alleys of the global Internet.”
-Peter P. Swire,C. William O'Neill Professor of Law, the Ohio State University, and former Chief Counselor for Privacy, U.S. Office of Management and Budget

“A timely and important collection of materials from highly qualified authors. Cybercrime will provide a wealth of new insights both for general readers and for those who study and teach about the legal and policy implications of the internet.”
-David Johnson,Visiting Professor of Law, New York Law School

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814789704
  • Publisher: New York University Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School, and the founder and director of Yale’s Information Society Project. He is the author of numerous books and the editor of What Brown v. Board of Education Should Have Said (NYU Press, 2002). He lives in New Haven, CT.


James Grimmelmann, Nimrod Kozlovski, Shlomit Wagman, and Tal Zarsky are Fellows of the ISP.

Eddan Katz is the Executive Director of the Information Society Project.


Eddan Katz is International Affairs Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Before EFF, Eddan was the Executive Director of the Yale Information Society Project and Lecturer-in-Law at Yale Law School. He is co-editor of Cybercrime: Digital Cops in a Networked Environment.

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Table of Contents


Introduction   Jack M. Balkin   Nimrod Kozlovski     1
The New Crime Scene: The Digital Networked Environment
The Physics of Digital Law: Searching for Counterintuitive Analogies   Daniel E. Geer, Jr.     13
Architectural Regulation and the Evolution of Social Norms   Lee Tien     37
Where Computer Security Meets National Security   Helen Nissenbaum     59
New Crimes: Virtual Crimes of the Information Age
Real-World Problems of Virtual Crime   Beryl A. Howell     87
New Cops: Rethinking Law Enforcement in a Digital Age
Designing Accountable Online Policing   Nimrod Kozlovski     107
Counterstrike   Curtis E. A. Karnow     135
New Tools for Law Enforcement: Design, Technology, Control, Data Mining, and Surveillance
Why Can't We All Get Along? How Technology, Security, and Privacy Can Coexist in the Digital Age   Kim A. Taipale     151
CALEA: Does One Size Still Fit All?   Emily Hancock     184
New Procedures: E-Prosecution, E-Jurisdiction, and E-Punishment
The Council of Europe's Convention on Cybercrime   Susan W. Brenner     207
Digital Evidence and the New Criminal Procedure   Orin S. Kerr     221
About the Contributors     247
Acknowledgments     253
Index     255
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