Computer Crime Legislation in Sri Lanka: Comparative Analysis

21 Pages Posted: 30 May 2019

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Aparrajitha Ariyadasa

ATD Legal Associates; Plymouth University

Date Written: May 4, 2019


Computer crime is an act performed by a knowledgeable computer user, sometimes referred to as a hacker that illegally browses or steals a company's or individual's private information. In some cases, this person or group of individuals may be malicious and destroy or otherwise corrupt the computer or data files. in this backdrop, it is scrutinized the computer crime legislation in Sri Lanka Comparing with the EU directives along with various type of computer crimes involved in the Cyber Society.

Keywords: Cyber Crime, EU Directives, Sri Lankan Law

JEL Classification: K20

Suggested Citation

Ariyadasa, Aparrajitha, Computer Crime Legislation in Sri Lanka: Comparative Analysis (May 4, 2019). Available at SSRN: or

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