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Title Cybercrime / Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.
Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013]


 Opposing Viewpoints  H33.O6 C93 2013    LIB USE ONLY
Description 243 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series.
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-223) and index.
Subject Computer crimes.
Contents Is cybercrime a serious problem? Identity theft is a serious problem / Sid Kirchheimer -- Impact of identity theft for most victims is minimal / Lynn Langton and Michael Planty -- Cyberterrorism poses a serious threat to national security / John R. Rossi -- Threat of cyberterrorism is exaggerated / Maura Conway -- Music piracy poses a serious threat to the US economy / Stephen E. Siwek -- Economic impact of music piracy is exaggerated / Eric Bangeman -- How do cybercriminals use online media to commit crimes? Fighting back online predators / Kim Hone-McMahan -- Number of predators that exploit children online is exaggerated / Steve Rendall -- Cybercriminals use personal information on social networking websites to commit crimes / Consumer Reports -- Flash mobs, no longer just dance parties and pillow fights, pose growing criminal threat : cops / Eric Tucker and Thomas Watkins -- Domestic abusers use technology to stalk and threaten their victims / Dalia Colòn -- Is Internet activism a cybercrime? Activist websites that reveal sensitive documents threaten diplomatic negotiations / John Feffer -- Activist websites that reveal sensitive documents are a useful form of journalism / David Carr -- Some activists hack the internet to promote political beliefs / Peter Ludlow -- Some activist hackers have become too corrupt to be effective / Charles Arthur -- Some activist hackers oppose corporate control of the internet / Tim Hwang -- Great firewall : Chinese censors of internet face "hacktivists" in U.S. / Geoffrey Fowler -- What laws will best prevent cybercrime? A strict national standard is necessary to encourage companies to disclose data breaches / Andrew Crocker -- Industry self-regulation, not government intervention, is the best way to protect consumers from data attacks / William H. Saito -- Laws to protect children from internet pornographers are necessary / Lamar Smith and Debbie Wasserman Schultz -- Proposed laws to protect children from internet pornographers are unconstitutional / Laura W. Murphy, Christopher Calabrese, and Jesselyn McCurdy -- Brake the internet pirates : how to slow down intellectual property theft in the digital era / Wall Street Journal -- Stop Online Piracy Act will not prevent online piracy / Julian Sanchez -- Internet service providers should be held liable for cybercrime / Noah Shachtman -- Making internet service providers liable will not reduce cybercrime / Mike Masnick.
Other Author Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-