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Terrorism or hacking? A law interpretation on the concept of cyber terrorism.: A legal dogmatic thesis with an empirical legal science methodology.
Linnaeus University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Management Accounting and Logistics.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Cyber-crime, terrorism and hacking is a topic discussed widely and many independent groups as for example Wikileaks and Anonymous are often taken into consideration when discussing cyber-crime. When researching cybercrime and  it is important to first research the legal background as to the purpose of the creation of the internet, and to what extend state control is an issue in the matter of both cybercrime being carried out and the establishment of cyber activist groups. How shall the law be interpreted in the case of internet hacking and under what category do these fit, terrorists, cybercriminals or hackers.

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2013. , 61 p.
Keyword [en]
cybercrime, terrorism, Anonymous, Wikileaks, hacktivism, state control
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-25203OAI: diva2:614485
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Europena Studies Programme, 180 credits
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2013-04-05 Created: 2013-04-04 Last updated: 2013-04-05Bibliographically approved

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