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Is cyber-vigilantism successful in preventing crime?

Analyze the method of cyber-vigilantism; what are some examples? Is this method successful in preventing crime? Why or why not?

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Internet vigilantism is the exposure of online wrongdoers by people other than law enforcement. This is, in the first sentence, often attempted via the internet. People attempt to expose law bandits of their scams, crimes and non-internet related behavior.

There are several types of cyber-vigilantism. Scam baiting is an avenue of manipulating the scammer by attempting to create an interest in ...

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There are several types of cyber-vigilantism. Scam baiting is an avenue of manipulating the scammer by attempting to create an interest in something that the scammer may be fond of. This scam is a way of embarrassing or wasting the scammer's time. This method is also used to attempt to gather information from the scammer for legal remedies.

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