“Computer says no”: the social aspects of computer misuse

16 years have passed since the primary piece of legislation to govern cyber-crimes and cyber-criminals (the Computer Misuse Act 1990) was passed, but the power of computer technology and our access to it in the workplace and the home have grown at an exponential rate. Computer misuse has increased in both scope and frequency and is now too ill-defined and fluid to be regulated effectively by the criminal law alone, argues Stefan Fafinski, law researcher at the University of Leeds and Managing Director of 1871 Ltd…

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