Public and police are finally taking online crime seriously

Recently, I attended a barbecue at a friend’s house in north London, where another friend was trying to fix his laptop. “Do you realise that there are three people, right now, using your wireless broadband?” the computer expert asked my friend. He didn’t. Nor did he seem all that troubled. Around the same time, in August, the influential House of Lords Science and Technology Committee published a report on internet crime. Among its 121 pages of findings, supported by over 500 pages of evidence, it concluded that the internet has become a playground for criminals…

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