“Cyber Crimes: A Socio-Legal Interpretation in the Age of Globalization”
Dr. G. L. Sharma
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Crime is considered as a violation of established enacted legislations, laws, rules or regulations in any society. Though it is a socio-legal, economic and political concept yet it has become a global concerns now a days with the emergence of cyber revolution. In the modern globalized world, information technology has transformed the bipolar world into the highly polarized world by doing away with the artificial barriers in the communication. In the wake of the new Millennium, the contentious issue which is thrown wide upon for discussions is to carve out a global legislation which could combat with the problem of the cyber crime. At one point in time, we were of conviction that that diluting the transnational boundaries has facilitated effective and efficient communication.
Cyber crime which is perpetuated through electronic gadgets has done away with this cardinal principle of criminal jurisprudence. Time since immemorial, the criminologists believe that there is temporal and spatial limits in the commission of the offense. This traditional principle of the criminology was undermined through the white collar cyber criminals. These crimes are transnational in nature which defies the geographical boundaries. In the light of such a grave situation, it is imperative that the international community should join hands to frame an international Convention to put a uniform law into practice to combat it. Although it is herculean task to define cyber crime due to its all pervasive nature yet there are lots of attempts to define it in a precise manner. The implications and manifestations of the crime are so wide that it is very difficult to frame an exhaustive definition which would contain all the details of... [continues]
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