Cyberspace is a fascinating world. As we live in our world, we also live in cyberspace. Life in cyberspace is nothing but a partial reflection of our day to day life, things are done, relations are created and ended, and just like in our real life, crimes could happen.

How can we prevent Cybercrime? Is the legal system ready to incorporate such crime. Is society ready to understand how to prevent such crime? The legal framework as well as the main actors of this legal system such as judges or prosecutors need to be prepared and equipped with proper tools not just to fight such crime but also to pursue its authors.


School of Global Affairs and Public Policy


Law Department

Date of Award


Online Submission Date


First Advisor

Hani Sayed

Committee Member 1

Hani Sayed

Committee Member 2

Enid Hill

Committee Member 3

Ann Lesch

Document Type



46 leaves

Library of Congress Subject Heading 1

Computer crimes

Library of Congress Subject Heading 2

Internet (Computer Network)


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Call Number

Thesis 2006/46



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