The Cybernetic Sea: Australia's Approach to the Wave of Cybercrime

QUT Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2014).

Griffith University Law School Research Paper

22 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2017

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Dane Weber

Griffith University, Griffith Law School

Date Written: June 8, 2017

Abstract

In today’s age of ubiquitous internet access, cybercrime can be incredibly severe. This paper highlights the severity of cybercrime and critically examines Australia’s response and history of cybercrime legislation. Through a study of Europe’s approach compared to Australia’s, the paper makes recommendations for improving Australia’s response. The paper also addresses the future of Australian cybercrime law and how it can best be implemented with reference to European approaches and privacy concerns.

Keywords: Criminal Law, Cybercrime

JEL Classification: K14, K39

Suggested Citation

Weber, Dane, The Cybernetic Sea: Australia's Approach to the Wave of Cybercrime (June 8, 2017). QUT Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2014). ; Griffith University Law School Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2984014

Dane Weber (Contact Author)

Griffith University, Griffith Law School ( email )

Nathan Campus, GU
Nathan
Australia

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