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Electronic Theft Unlawful Acquisition in Cyberspace

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ISBN-10: 052180597X

ISBN-13: 9780521805971

Edition: 2001

Authors: Peter N. Grabosky, Russell G. Smith, Gillian Dempsey

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The convergence of communications and computing has begun to transform Western industrial societies. Increasing connectivity is accompanied by unprecedented opportunities for crimes of acquisition. The fundamental principle of criminology is that crime follows opportunity, and opportunities for theft abound in the digital age. Electronic Theft names, describes and analyses the range of electronic and digital theft, and constitutes the first major survey of the field. The authors cover a broad list of electronic misdemeanours, including extortion, defrauding governments, telephone fraud, securities fraud, deceptive advertising and other business practices, industrial espionage, intellectual…    
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Book details

List price: $88.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/2/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 246
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Knowledge Creation Chair of the BEST Education Network and is STCRC Senior Research Fellow in Urban Tourism in the School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, University of Technology Sydney.

Theft and cyberspace
Stealing funds electronically
Digital extortion
Defrauding governments electronically
Telephone fraud and theft of internet services
Online securities fraud
Electronic 'snake oil': Deceptive and misleading online advertising and business practices
Intellectual property in cyberspace
Industrial espionage in the Digital Age
The electronic misappropriation and dissemination of personal information
The limits of the law in controlling electronic theft