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    Effectiveness of International Law on Computer Crimes

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    There is currently no international law governing computer crime. Answer the following questions:
    - Should there be an international law governing computer crime?
    - What should be the penalty for which crimes?
    - Who should enforce these laws?

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    There should be laws governing computer crimes. A computer crime is no different than an ordinary crime except that a computer is used as a tool to perpetrate it. A computer crime is also known as a cyber crime and should be punishable in the wider context of international laws because of the nature of the internet where crime is committed. A cyber criminal can sit in front of a computer in Asia and cause havoc in Europe. Similarly, a cracker in the USA could use a well-written worm to penetrate financial ...

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    A discussion on effectiveness of international Law on computer crimes are determined.